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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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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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New research may be key to making safe, durable COVID-19 vaccines

Using convalescent plasma, Griffith University researchers have identified how it may be possible to make a future vaccine that will provide protection against all major strains of COVID-19
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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