Singing the best medicine for Parkinson’s sufferers

Arts Education Law
They say laughter is the best medicine, but researchers at Griffith are looking at whether singing may be able to help improve the lives of Parkinson’s sufferers. Researchers at the Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre are launching a new 6-month project to evaluate whether singing can help improve the communication skills and mental outlook of people with Parkinson’s Disease.

Eskitis researcher Asmaa needs your vote for video award

Dr Asmaa Boufridi head shot
Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
With just a few days before voting ends, Griffith University’s Dr Asmaa Boufridi is still in the running for the Australian Academy of Science’s video competition for early to mid-career researchers. But she needs your vote. A postdoctoral scientist with the Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery, Asmaa is using samples from the Institute’s remarkable Nature […]

Zachery hopes to engineer biomedical cures

Bachelor of Electronic and Biomedical Engineering student Zachery Quince working with circuit board
Griffith Sciences
Happiness for Zachery Quince is imagining a world where cellular degenerative diseases can be cured through biomedical engineering. And to keep him focused on making his “happy place” a reality, the Griffith University student only has to look at the symbol for serotonin — the neurotransmitter responsible for happiness — tattooed on his arm. Zachery, […]