A quest out of Africa

Aloysious Ssemaganda
Institute for Glycomics
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.

Scientist shares insight in new kid’s book about bugs!

Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
When 11-year-old Emma has her mum along to netball games, little do her teammates know that her mum is working to tackle one of the world’s deadliest diseases. Professor Kathy Andrews is a leading biomedical scientist working to save millions of lives by finding new treatments for malaria, but when she leaves the Griffith Institute […]

Griffith researchers make inroads into fighting malaria

Griffith University scientists have helped discover new compounds which could help block the transmission of the deadly disease malaria. A team of Griffith researchers has found a novel class of compounds, the hexahydro quinoline (HHQ), with potent activity against the parasite stages responsible for the clinical symptoms of malaria and its transmission to mosquitoes.