The fight against malaria has a distinctly personal connection for Uganda-born Aloysious Ssemaganda, who knows the disease only too well. Aloysious has joined Professor Good, from Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics, in a bid to beat malaria.
Do you know when malaria was eliminated from Australia or how many deaths were due to malaria in 2015? While malaria is not a disease most Australians need to worry about, every day more than 1000 African children die from this devastating disease. Australia has a long history of contributing to global malaria research efforts […]
Scientistsfrom Griffith Universityhave 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 […]
At the Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery, support from the powerful Global Health Innovative Technology Fund is helping Professor Vicky Avery and her research team in the fight against malaria