Community partnership to support breast cancer research

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Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics is joining forces with the Sanctuary Cove precinct this October in a community partnership to raise funds to support vital breast cancer research. The Institute for Glycomics is home to the Australian Centre for Cancer Glycomics (A2CG), a unique national resource dedicated to cancer glycomics research. “Our unique research approach […]

Researchers from Institute for Glycomics fight antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea

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A research project by Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics seeks to identify and develop new drugs and a vaccine to protect against antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea. The bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae (Ng) causes the sexually transmitted infection gonorrhoea, which has significant impact on global health, infecting more than 100 million people each year. “In 2018, ‘super gonorrhoea’, resistant […]

Bendigo Bank Paradise Point joins the fight against COVID-19 by supporting vital Institute research

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Bendigo Bank Paradise Point Community Bank Branch, long-standing supporters of Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics, have donated $10,000 in funding towards the Institute’s vital COVID-19 research, aiding their fight against the global pandemic. Four teams of expert scientists from the Institute for Glycomics are targeting SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, to discover new vaccines […]

$200,000 funding boost strengthens the Australian–German alliance iCAIR® fight against COVID-19

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Australian and German researchers from the international consortium iCAIR® (Fraunhofer International Consortium for Anti-Infective Research), comprising of Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics and German partners Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine (ITEM), the Hannover Medical School (MHH), and newly-appointed partner the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI), has commenced a joint project to develop […]

Institute for Glycomics receives $100,000 grant from The Ian Potter Foundation

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Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics has been awarded a Medical Research grant of $100,000 from The Ian Potter Foundation to support their project ‘Pioneering Tissue Microdissection Glycomics for Better Patient Outcomes’. This grant will enable the acquisition of a Laser Capture Microdissection system (LCM). This new piece of equipment will be integrated into the Institute’s […]

Early detection test for ovarian cancer closer with funding boost

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Research into the development of an early detection test for ovarian cancer at Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics has been given a $300,000 funding boost from The Bourne Foundation and a further significant funding pledge from Tour de Cure. “Despite decades of research, there is currently no easily accessible, non-invasive and reliable early detection test […]

The importance of listing Strep A as a Neglected Tropical Disease

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Strep A, which can lead to serious illness and death if untreated, should be recognised as a Neglected Tropical Disease according to a leading infectious disease expert. Professor Michael Good AO, Principal Research Leader at Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics, authored a paper published this week in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) […]