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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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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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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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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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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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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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Advance Queensland Fellowships to progress COVID-19 research

Five Griffith University researchers have been awarded Advance Queensland COVID-19 Industry Research Fellowships.
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Understanding enzymes linked to neurodegeneration and antiviral defence focus of Future Fellowship

Structural biologist Dr Thomas Ve from the Institute for Glycomics has been awarded an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship.
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ARC awards four Future Fellowships at Griffith

Four Griffith University researchers have been awarded Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships worth more than $3.8 million.
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Researchers from Institute for Glycomics fight antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea

A research project by Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics seeks to identify and develop new drugs and a vaccine to protect against antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea. The bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae (Ng) causes the sexually transmitted infection gonorrhoea, which has significant impact on global health, infecting more than 100 million people each year. “In 2018, ‘super gonorrhoea’, resistant […]
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Bendigo Bank Paradise Point joins the fight against COVID-19 by supporting vital Institute research

Bendigo Bank Paradise Point Community Bank Branch, long-standing supporters of Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics, have donated $10,000 in funding towards the Institute’s vital COVID-19 research, aiding their fight against the global pandemic. Four teams of expert scientists from the Institute for Glycomics are targeting SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, to discover new vaccines […]
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New approaches to a COVID-19 treatment

Australian research into the use of convalescent plasma in clinical trials for the prevention and treatment of COVID-19 should be supported according to a leading immunologist.
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$200,000 funding boost strengthens the Australian–German alliance iCAIR® fight against COVID-19

Australian and German researchers from the international consortium iCAIR® (Fraunhofer International Consortium for Anti-Infective Research), comprising of Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics and German partners Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine (ITEM), the Hannover Medical School (MHH), and newly-appointed partner the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI), has commenced a joint project to develop […]
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Institute for Glycomics receives $100,000 grant from The Ian Potter Foundation

Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics has been awarded a Medical Research grant of $100,000 from The Ian Potter Foundation to support their project ‘Pioneering Tissue Microdissection Glycomics for Better Patient Outcomes’. This grant will enable the acquisition of a Laser Capture Microdissection system (LCM). This new piece of equipment will be integrated into the Institute’s […]
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Early detection test for ovarian cancer closer with funding boost

Research into the development of an early detection test for ovarian cancer at Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics has been given a $300,000 funding boost from The Bourne Foundation and a further significant funding pledge from Tour de Cure. “Despite decades of research, there is currently no easily accessible, non-invasive and reliable early detection test […]
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