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Molecular key may unlock new treatments for neurodegenerative disorders

New research has successfully switched off a key pathway of nerve fibre breakdown in debilitating neurodegenerative disorders
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Griffith University researchers lead human trials for malaria vaccine

The Institute for Glycomics’ malaria vaccine researchers are one step closer to human trials for a malaria vaccine that can be freeze-dried.
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Developing new antibiotics to treat drug resistant infections

Institute for Glycomics researchers awarded $1.1 million from NHMRC to develop new antibiotics for drug resistant gonorrhoea.
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17 ARC Discovery Projects greenlit for Griffith researchers

Researchers have received grants worth over $6.96 million from the Australian Research Council.
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COVID-19

Childhood vaccination: the benefits spread beyond children

A Griffith study has found childhood COVID vaccination leads to high reductions in child disease and mortality, but is more beneficial to adults, particularly the unvaccinated.
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Griffith Sciences

Australian Cancer Research Foundation awards $2.6M to establish International Centre for Cancer Glycomics

Institute for Glycomics researchers receive funding boost in their fight against cancer with $2.6 million awarded by the Australian Cancer Research Foundation.
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Ideas grants contribute to long-term health and wellbeing

Griffith University researchers have secured more than $2.6M in NHMRC Ideas Grants.
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Researchers develop broad-spectrum malaria vaccine

Broad-spectrum malaria vaccine can be freeze-dried making it suitable for deployment into malaria-endemic countries.
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Arts Education Law

Amy gets to the core of quality in dietetics to win Griffith 3MT final

Communicating a thesis on complex adaptive systems theory in just three minutes is no simple task, but Amy Kirkegaard did it in style to win the Griffith Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition on Friday.
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Three Griffith scientists honoured as Young Tall Poppies

A trio of emerging Griffith University health scientists have been named as Queensland Young Tall Poppies for 2021.
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Institute for Glycomics

Institute for Glycomics celebrates 21st Birthday in grand fashion

The Institute for Glycomics 21st Birthday Grand Ball presented by Meriton Group will be held on Saturday 14 August at RACV Royal Pines Resort. The elegant black-tie affair featuring a special feature performance by one of Australia’s most successful comics Akmal Saleh, aims to raise funds for the Institute’s research into finding new drugs, vaccines […]
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Griffith University acknowledges research excellence at Institute for Glycomics

Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics celebrates the promotion of six of its researchers, in recognition of their outstanding contributions to research. Associate Professor Kate Seib, Research Leader at the Institute for Glycomics, has been promoted to Professor. “I am very excited about this promotion, and so grateful to my team, my collaborators and my mentors […]
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Griffith University researchers develop vaccine for human babesiosis

Griffith University researchers have developed a new vaccine in pre-clinical studies to treat human babesiosis, a tick-transmitted disease closely related to malaria.
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Drug target pathway could unlock treatments for diabetes, cancer and COVID

Scientists have visualised and investigated a key molecular pathway that could one day help treat inflammation, diabetes, cancer, infectious diseases and potentially even COVID-19.
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Institute for Glycomics

Empowering future scientists through student scholarships

Some of Griffith University’s most outstanding research students have been acknowledged at the Institute for Glycomics Student Scholarships Awards evening. Awards from the following schemes were presented at the event: 2020/2021 Summer Scholarships 2021 Glycomics Student Scholarships 2020/2021 Summer Scholarships The 2020/2021 Summer Scholarships scheme is proudly supported by Community Bank of Paradise Point, Bendigo […]
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“Mum’s the Word” this Mother’s Day in support of women’s cancer research

For the entire month of May, and highlighting Mother’s Day, Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics is partnering with local Gold Coast florists to raise funds and awareness to support vital research into cancers that affect women. “The Mum’s the Word Mother’s Day campaign invites the local community to ‘thank her a bunch’ by gifting the […]
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Metal-based compounds pave the way for new antiviral treatments

A class of metal-based compounds acts as a shield to protect cells from viruses new research has found.
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Eye and cystic fibrosis drugs identified among those with potential to guide new COVID-19 treatments

Repurposed medications may guide future strategies for COVID-19 treatment.
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