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 […]
Researchers announce two new treatments with potential to prevent and cure gonorrhoea.
A world-first trial for a promising gonorrhoea vaccine will be led by Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics and the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney. The $2.7 million study incorporates five Australian universities and three health districts and providers, and will test whether a meningococcal B vaccine protects against gonorrhoea in gay and bisexual men. “Gonorrhoea […]
Public health problem takes on 'superbug' status
Griffith University microbiologist Dr Kate Seib has been recognised for her distinguished contributions to microbiology research in Australia, including vaccine targets for diseases which cause meningitis, gonorrhoea and middle ear infections.
A team of Griffith University researchers has received more than $1 million to find new vaccine targets for diseases which cause meningitis, gonorrhoea and middle ear infections.