Health

New research discovery may help fast-track drug development for neurodegenerative disorders

A Griffith University-led research team has discovered how a therapeutic target common among debilitating neurodegenerative disorders is activated, which could help accelerate drug development.
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Alumni

Hats off for Class of 2020 as grad ceremonies return

Students, family and friends attended the first in-person ceremonies to be held in more than a year.
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Griffith Health

Qld Academy of Health Sciences graduates choose Griffith

Two of 2020’s top high school graduates, one of whom has already completed an exciting cancer research project at Griffith, are now on a fast-track to exciting careers in medicine.
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Griffith Health

Potential vaccine to prevent deadly Strep A infection

Griffith University Institute for Glycomics researchers are closer to the development of a new vaccine aimed at preventing the deadly Streptococcus A (Strep A), which kills more than 500,000 people globally per year.
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Arts Education Law

A new era of engagement for Griffith

Griffith’s new Vice President (Industry and External Engagement) says the Australian university sector is a critical resource for the nation but could certainly improve its engagement with community and industry.
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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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Institute for Glycomics

Institute for Glycomics awarded $2.66 million in NHMRC funding

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 […]
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An experimental drug for sepsis now in human clinical trials

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 […]
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Virus researcher recognised at Gold Coast Women in Business Awards

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 […]
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Alzheimer’s disease drug may help fight against antibiotic resistance

An experimental Alzheimer's disease treatment is proving effective at treating some of the most persistent, life-threatening antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith research boosted by $5.4 million in ARC grants

Griffith University’s commitment to leading research has been recognised again with the Federal Government awarding more than $5.4 million in Australian research Council grants.
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Researchers develop novel approach for design of drugs to treat breast cancer

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 […]
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Institute for Glycomics

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

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, […]
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COVID-19

Partial immunity and social distancing could reduce COVID-19 mortality rates

Partial immunity to SARS-CoV-2 combined with social distancing would significantly reduce mortality rates new mathematical modelling shows.
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Arts Education Law

Professional and support staff celebrated at VC Awards

Remarkable Griffith University staff members have been recognised at the 2020 Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Professional and Support Staff Service.
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Research excellence recognised at Vice Chancellor’s Awards

Griffith University’s leading researchers have been recognised at the 2020 Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards.
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Community partnership to support breast cancer research

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 […]
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Arts Education Law

Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards nominees announced

Due to the impact of COVID-19, the Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards will be held virtually this year on September 15.
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