Griffith Health

Intravenous (IV) passport improves experience of sick children

The IV Passport will help parents and clinicians plan the management of children's multiple vascular access sites.
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Alumni

Dr Palipana cements strong links to Griffith in new role

Griffith medicine graduate and Biospine Project co-lead Dr Dinesh Palipana OAM has added Senior Lecturer in the School of Medicine to his growing list of Griffith affiliations.
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Griffith Health

Researchers develop direct-acting antiviral therapy to treat COVID-19

A team of international scientists has developed an an experimental direct-acting antiviral to treat COVID-19.
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Alumni

Six Griffith affiliates named Fulbright scholars

Prestigious Fulbright scholarships have been awarded to six talented members of the Griffith University community.
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Griffith Health

Probiotics may reduce anticipatory stress response to night shift work

New research has found probiotics may reduce the impact of night shift stress and improve sleep quality.
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Biospine

Griffith ranks highly in sustainable development

Griffith has received a stellar commendation for its sustainability efforts, ranking 38th from 1115 institutions globally in the 2021 THE Impact Rankings.
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Griffith Health

Providing food to patients in primary care settings may aid weight loss

Providing food as an intervention to patients in GP and community clinics may help support weight loss a Griffith University study has found.
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COVID-19

COVID-19 toolkit to boost vaccine development and research

An international collaboration of researchers from Griffith University’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland, the University of Tartu, the University of Glasgow and the University of Dundee have developed a COVID-19 laboratory research toolkit for sharing with researchers across the globe. Designed to expedite SARS-CoV-2 vaccine development, drug discovery and fundamental research, particularly in laboratories unaccustomed to […]
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COVID-19

Gold Coast trial shaking off osteoporosis

Griffith University researchers conducting a trial to prevent fractures from osteoporosis are looking for more participants after COVID-19 setbacks.
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COVID-19

Global meta-analysis identifies comorbid conditions linked to COVID-19 mortality

Cancer, chronic kidney disease, diabetes and hypertension are the four main comorbidities leading to death from COVID-19, a Griffith University meta-analysis published in mBio has found. The researchers analysed global databases MEDLINE, Scopus, Web of Science and EMBASE of 375,859 participants from 14 countries and found chronic kidney disease was statistically the most prominent comorbidity […]
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Griffith Health

Combined probiotics use may help reduce pre-term infant mortality

Probiotic and prebiotic supplementation may help reduce the mortality rate of preterm infants if given in the first few months of life.
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Griffith Sciences

NHMRC awards Griffith University $4.5 million in research funding

Key Griffith University research projects have received $4.5 million in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council. Announced on December 15 by the Federal Minister for Health, The Honorable Greg Hunt MP, the seven Ideas Grants projects will contribute to vital health and medical research. Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) Professor Mario Pinto said […]
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Alumni

Wearable device to identify and treat pain is recognised

A team of Griffith health technology researchers have won the iAwards 2020 Business Industry Solution of the Year prize with a device to better identify and treat pain.
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

We almost have a COVID-19 vaccine.. but what next?

New details of the promising Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine signals hope for 2021 … but what does this actually mean for the general population?
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COVID-19

Griffith and Nanostring launch Centre of Excellence in spatial biology

Griffith University will establish a Centre of Excellence in spatial biology in collaboration with Nanostring Technologies.
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COVID-19

Gold Coast accelerates as clinical trial hub during COVID

Griffith University’s Clinical Trials Unit is the first globally to recruit patients for a multi-national rheumatology trial, and will also screen the first patient in Australia for a Meningococcal vaccine trial.
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Alumni

Views of human biology busting clips triple during COVID

Griffith’s star biology experts Dr Mike Todorovic and Dr Matthew Barton continue to prove popular on YouTube as their channel hits more than 100,000 subscribers.
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ADaPT

Griffith researcher and alumnus named 2021 Queensland Australian of the Year

A Griffith Health trained Emergency doctor who is also the Project Co-lead on the University’s innovative Biospine project has been awarded 2021 Queensland Australian of the Year.
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