With uniquely individual DNA and different life circumstances each person has their own distinct health journey through life, and Griffith health experts are at the forefront of innovation to personalise the healthcare response. While we all hope to grow old gracefully, our genes can help or hinder us as we encounter different germs and diseases […]
A highly promising approach to treating HPV-driven head and neck cancer is on the way, and it could be in the shape of a simple oral medication. This is according to new breakthrough research led by Griffith University, which has conducted trials showing that the drug, Alisertib, tested in trials to treat other cancers such as lung and kidney, can also successfully destroy the cancer cells associated with head and neck cancer. Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) […]
A cutting-edge Griffith University and Gold Coast University Hospital research program aims to provide cancer patients with 'personalised’ and more targeted treatments, allowing doctors to more rapidly prescribe the right drug every time.
Improving health and wellbeing through globally significant research and community engagement. This is the vision of Griffith’s newly restructured Menzies Health Institute Queensland leadership team.
Griffith University played host to Cancer Council Queensland (CCQ) this week as the charity announced Professor Nigel McMillan as the Face of Relay for Life. Professor McMillan from Griffith Health Institute’s Molecular Basis of Disease program had the honour bestowed on him in recognition of his contribution to cancer research and for his dedication to supporting CCQ’s vision […]
The race to find a cure for cancer is speeding up thanks to "functional genomics".
New hope has arrived for the fight against two deadly viral infections, RSV and influenza, as Griffith researchers prepare to develop a cutting-edge approach to treatment delivery. RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) is the most common respiratory pathogen in infants and young children and has infected nearly all infants by the age of two years. Meanwhile, there are 2,200 […]