Outstanding Griffith research excellence honoured

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Leading Griffith University researchers have been honoured at the Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards held at Nathan campus.
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New hope for drug resistant cancers as Griffith drug goes on trial in Czech Republic

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Patients with drug resistant forms of breast cancer and some forms of pancreatic cancer may have new hope, thanks to a new drug first developed at Griffith and now being trialled in the Czech Republic.
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Hayfever patients can benefit from probiotics

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New research from a pilot study at Griffith has shown that probiotics can improve the quality of life of hayfever patients. As part of a clinical first-of-its-kind development program, the researchers investigated whether a multispecies-probiotic formulation, which has been shown in previous research to reduce eczema in children, could benefit hayfever patents as well. They […]
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Drug hoped to treat CFS causes impaired immune function, Griffith study says

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Reports that a drug used to treat autoimmune diseases and cancer could also treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) have been refuted by a new Griffith study.
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Top Australia Day honour for Griffith science leader

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Professor Jennifer Martin AC experienced a memorable 2017 with numerous honours, awards and accolades for her leading role in protein crystallography research, promoting women in science, and science communication. But just weeks into the new year, the Director of Griffith University’s Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD) has been recognised again with one of the highest […]
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Griffith engages with regional Dalby in medicine training

The new Dalby Hospital Clinical Education Centre has opened its doors to medicine students wishing to study on rural placements within the Western Downs Region.    Originally the Dalby Hospital Maternity Wing, the new Centre – officially opened by The Honourable David Littleproud MP (above) – has been funded by Griffith University, Queensland Rural Medicine Education (QRME) and Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service […]
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Hopkins to host rehabilitation symposium at PA

Translational research for improved rehabilitation in Queensland is the focus of the 2nd Bold Ideas Better Solutions  Symposium 2018 being held this week.
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Jordanian princess visits Griffith to promote cancer control 

Reducing world cancer rates is the focus as HRH Princess Dina Mired of Jordan visits Griffith University health academics this Wednesday 24 October. 
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Oral treatment may not be far off for head and neck cancer patients 

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) […]
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Australian first for Griffith neuroradiologist with US award

A passion for the global advancement and education of neuroradiology is the focus for researcher Associate Professor Sandeep Bhuta, the first ever Australian to become a recipient of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) International Outreach Professor Program.
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Mater Research planning for largest cohort study in Queensland

Mater Research is planning the largest group cohort study in the state since the 1980s, aiming to follow 10 000 Queensland families over three decades, in collaboration with Griffith.
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Alumni

Awards showcase outstanding Health alumni

From paediatric palliative care and humanitarian dental work to a passion for astrophysics and groundbreaking scientific research into Malaria, the 2018 Alumni Awards showcase the rich diversity of Griffith’s Health and Science alumni.
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Weight management program has long term benefits

New research from a phase 4 review by Griffith University of an in-market weight management program provides evidence that a pharmacy based program can lead to long-term maintenance of weight loss.
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Probiotic benefits for night shift workers

Improving the health of night shift workers with the use of probiotics is the focus of a new Griffith study.
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New hope for sufferers of urinary tract infection

New understanding of a bacterium that causes urinary tract infection (UTI) is providing fresh hope for sufferers of this common condition, following a breakthrough by a Griffith microbiologist.
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Health research bolstered in latest funding grants

Griffith University research into malaria, gut infections and streptococcus are some of the projects set to benefit from National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) 2018 Project Grant funding announced this week.
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Boosting medical research via Griffith biobanking

Translational medical research has been given a major boost with the introduction of a new biobanking resource at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus.
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Research conference aims for a healthier Gold Coast

Gold Coast Health clinicians and researchers will this week partner with academics from Griffith, Bond and Southern Cross universities for a three-day conference aimed at delivering better health outcomes for the Gold Coast through strong research collaborations.
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