Researchers use innovative approaches to tackle malaria

Institute for Glycomics and the Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery will explore the effects Zika virus has on neurological cells.
Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
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Griffith University researchers are tackling the enormous global health problem of malaria through innovative approaches to develop new vaccine and drug candidates. At Griffith’s two leading biomedical research institutes – the Institute for Glycomics and the Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery – research teams are firmly focused on, and are making progress towards the global […]

Here’s why we don’t have a vaccine for Zika (and other mosquito-borne viruses)

Institute for Glycomics and the Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery will explore the effects Zika virus has on neurological cells.
Griffith Sciences
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By Suresh Mahalingam, Principal Research Leader, Institute for Glycomics As Zika fear rises, especially in the wake of the World Health Organization last night declaring a state of public health emergency, people are inevitably asking why we don’t have a vaccine to protect against the mosquito-borne virus. Zika is generally a mild illness, causing fever, […]

Volunteers Required for Malaria Infectivity Study

Institute for Glycomics are calling for volunteers to be part of their malaria vaccine study.
Inside Griffith
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Griffith University is seeking healthy, non-smoker males aged 18-45 years to participate in a study at Robina Hospital examining the infectivity of malaria parasites in humans. The results from this study are critical for further human clinical studies including the development of a malaria vaccine. This study will involve administering malaria parasites in red blood […]