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 […]
Griffith University researchers conducting a trial to prevent fractures from osteoporosis are looking for more participants after COVID-19 setbacks.
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 […]
Probiotic and prebiotic supplementation may help reduce the mortality rate of preterm infants if given in the first few months of life.
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 […]
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.
Centre for Environment and Population Health
New details of the promising Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine signals hope for 2021 … but what does this actually mean for the general population?
Griffith University will establish a Centre of Excellence in spatial biology in collaboration with Nanostring Technologies.
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.
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.
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.
Disability and Rehabilitation
An Australian-first rehabilitation trial considered the next crucial step in treating paralysis will proceed after a record donation from the country’s leading spinal injury research foundation.
A $2million grant from Cancer Council of Queensland will help Griffith researchers continue vital work in bolstering survival rates in women treated for ovarian cancer.
Disability and Rehabilitation
NHMRC funding will pave the way for diagnostic tools and therapies for ME/CFS.
Griffith University’s leading researchers have been recognised at the 2020 Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards.
Arts Education Law
Due to the impact of COVID-19, the Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards will be held virtually this year on September 15.
Griffith University research has calculated the cost of the debilitating illness ME/CFS for the first time in Australia.
Active lifestyle choices such as eating vegetables, exercising and quitting smoking can reduce the risk of chronic kidney disease a new study has found.