From pet shop owner to malaria researcher

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Gillian Fisher had always dreamed of being a scientist so at age 40, she left her world as a pet shop owner and began life as a university student. Now aged 47 and a nationally recognised researcher, the PhD student is celebrating receiving a $57,000 National Health and Medical Research Council(NHMRC)scholarship for her study on […]

Griffith paves way for new antimalarials

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The development of new antimalarials which overcome the long-fought challenges of drug resistance is the focus of promising research at Griffith University. A team from the Eskitis Institute for Cell and Molecular Therapies has identified a new compound class which has not previously been exploited for malaria therapy. “In the absence of a licensed vaccine, […]

New approach to early breast cancer management gives hope

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A quantum leap forward in breast cancer research provides new hope for sufferers. A landmark study from an international group including Griffith University, the Specialised Breast Unit in Cremona, Italy and the Peter McCallum Institute in Melbourne has been published in the prestigious Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI). The ‘International Expert Consensus on […]

Griffith provides hope for a new antibiotic

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The development of a new drug to be used in the war against antibiotic-resistant infections is the expected outcome following a collaboration between a pharmaceutical company, Creative Antibiotics Sweden AB and a leading Griffith University Institute. The new compound, called INP11252 has been identified after a screening project by Griffith’s Eskitis Institute for Cell and […]

Griffith at cutting edge of image analysis technology

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A one-stop-shop for microscopy and image analysis is now available to biomedical researchers with the launch of the Griffith Imaging and Image Analysis Facility. Positioning Griffith as a leader in image data management, the new, amalgamated imaging facility – located at the Griffith Health Institute at the Gold Coast campus and the Eskitis Institute at […]

Double win for Griffith at Australian Eureka Awards

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Griffith Professors Hamish McCallum and Alan Mackay-Sim have scored a double win for the university in the Australian Museum Eureka Awards, the most prestigious awards in Australian science. Professor Hamish McCallum from the School of Environment is part of the winning team – affectionately known as the ‘Devil’s Advocates’-awarded the Sherman Eureka Prize for Environmental […]

Griffith spinal cord repair work showcased at Eureka Awards

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Groundbreaking spinal cord repair research at Griffith University is under the spotlight as Professor Alan Mackay-Sim is one of three finalists named in the Medical Translation category at this year’s Annual Australian Museum Eureka Prizes. Professor Alan Mackay-Sim is Deputy Director of Griffith’s Eskitis Institute for Cell and Molecular Therapies. His research has shown that […]