Malaria vaccine trial receives $500,000 in Government support

Griffith Health
The Liberal National Government has announced they will donate $500,000 to Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics to support their ongoing human clinical trials which aim to test the effectiveness of a world-first malaria vaccine candidate named PlasProtecTâ„¢. Malaria is caused by an infection with malaria parasites, and is generally characterised by fever, shivering headaches and […]

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.

Griffith ramps up world-first malaria vaccine campaign

Griffith University’s fight towards a cure for one of the world’s most deadly diseases is edging closer after human clinical trials of a malaria vaccine developed by the Institute for Glycomics were a success. Researchers have shown the world-first whole blood-stage malaria parasite vaccine PlasProtecT®, tested in collaboration with the Gold Coast University Hospital, is […]