Quentin Bryce hosts Scientific Open House

Eskitis researchers Rebecca Yao, Dr James St John and Rebecca Yao with Perry Cross and Former Governor-General The Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO
Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
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Griffith University’s Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery opened its door for a ‘Scientific Open House’ organised with the Perry Cross Spinal Research Foundation to thank their donors for their contributions to scientific research. Part of the research at Eskitis aims to find a cure for spinal cord paralysis. Former Governor-General The Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce […]

New malaria treatment thwarts parasite resistance

Professor Vicky Avery, from the Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery
Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
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Scientists from Griffith University have contributed to a breakthrough identifying and characterising a potent agent that thwarts drug resistance in the parasite that causes malaria. In a paper published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, an international research team is reporting the effectiveness of DSM265, a long-acting inhibitor for the treatment and prevention of malaria and which […]

Eskitis honoured for work with traditional Chinese medicines

From left: Queensland Minister for Science and Innovation, The Honourable Leeanne Enoch MP, Eskitis Director Professor Ronald Quinn AM, Pro Vice Chancellor (Sciences) Professor Debra Henly and Dr Yun Feng, also from the Eskitis Institute
Griffith Asia Institute
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by Gayle Murray, Manager, International Relations (Griffith International) A project combining ancient Chinese medicines with world-leading modern research and technology has culminated in a prestigious award for Griffith University’s Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery. Eskitis and its partner organisation, the Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica-Chinese Academy of Sciences (SIMM), has received a Queensland-Chinese Academy of Sciences […]