Institute for Glycomics awarded $2.66 million in NHMRC funding

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Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics has been awarded $2.66 million in Ideas Grant funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to aid four vital research projects. Director Professor Mark von Itzstein AO was delighted with the grant awards and said they cemented the Institute’s reputation as a leading biomedical research institute. “Our […]

An experimental drug for sepsis now in human clinical trials

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A new experimental drug to treat sepsis has now entered the next stage of clinical trials in patients in Australia after successfully completing Phase 1a trials in healthy volunteers, reports Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics. The sepsis drug candidate, co-invented by researchers led by Professor Mark von Itzstein AO at the Institute for Glycomics and […]

Virus researcher recognised at Gold Coast Women in Business Awards

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Dr Lara Herrero, research leader at Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics, has been honoured with the Creating Change Award at the 2020 Gold Coast Women in Business Awards. The highly prestigious Women in Business Awards of Australia recognises and honours exceptional businesswomen and industry achievers who are making a difference across Queensland. “I am both […]

Researchers develop novel approach for design of drugs to treat breast cancer

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Griffith University researchers have discovered a novel approach that could lead to the personalised design of anticancer drugs that resist metastasis (tumour spread) in triple-negative breast cancer. Traditional chemotherapy includes metal-based drugs like Cisplatin, commonly used to treat breast and ovarian cancers. However, many of these traditional chemotherapies have severe side effects and cancers treated […]

Community partnership raises more than $30,000 to fight breast cancer

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A community partnership between Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics and Sanctuary Cove precinct has raised $31,299 during Breast Cancer Awareness Month to aid vital breast cancer research. A series of pink-themed events and promotions across the month of October were hosted by the Sanctuary Cove precinct to raise funds and awareness for the devastating disease, […]

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 […]