Human trial success signals next stage of malaria vaccine development

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Initial success in human clinical trials has given hope for the next stage in the development of a new malaria vaccine. 
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$1.2 million in funding for Griffith disease research

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Griffith University research into fighting diseases of global impact are set to benefit from the latest National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) 2018 Fellowship Program funding outcomes. Principal Research Leader Professor Suresh Mahalingam of the Institute for Glycomics has been successful in obtaining a Senior Research Fellowship B (SRFB) for the project “Arbovirus-Induced Inflammatory Disease: […]
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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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Malaria vaccine trial receives $500,000 in Government support

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 PlasProtecT™. Malaria is caused by an infection with malaria parasites, and is generally characterised by fever, shivering headaches and […]
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Institute for Glycomics joins peak body for medical research

Institute becomes member of Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes.
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Mosquito-borne diseases: Griffith expert joins live Q&A

Academic offers insights into mosquito-borne diseases for live Q&A symposium.
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Governor-General visits Griffith for update on malaria vaccine trial

The Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), got first-hand insights into the world’s first human clinical trials of a whole parasite blood-stage malaria vaccine when he visited the Institute for Glycomics. In what was one of his last duties before retiring in March, General Cosgrove was given a tour and updates on the […]
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Scientists make breakthrough in search for gonorrhoea vaccination

Public health problem takes on 'superbug' status
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Alzheimer’s drug may help battle antibiotic resistance

Drug originally proposed to treat Alzheimer’s disease has potential to combat dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
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Griffith shares in $5 million for ground-breaking stroke research

A Griffith researcher has shared in a $5 million grant to develop ground-breaking research on stroke prevention. The Heart Foundation announced Professor Michael Good, from Griffith’s Institute for Glycomics, as one of the two Australian researchers who will share in the one-off grant open to researchers who could demonstrate they were working on innovative, internationally […]
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Hope for new blood test to detect early stage ovarian cancer

Potential to improve early detection of disease possible with new test.
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Researchers a step closer to understanding how deadly bird flu virus takes hold in humans

How highly pathogenic influenza viruses such as deadly bird flu infect humans is being unravelled. 
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Development of a new class of antibiotics gives hope for treating multi-drug resistant bacteria

New type of antibiotic could limit multidrug resistance by targeting and disrupting key elements in bacterial cells.
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Glycomics Grand Ball Night to Take Centre Stage

It’s a night for support and appreciation of the ground-breaking work being carried out by Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics and everyone is invited to be part of this special occasion. The Institute’s Grand Ball Night is regarded as a show-stopper each year with the 2018 edition promising to deliver a memorable evening full of […]
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Institute for Glycomics receives grant to go global with world-first drug

Institute for Glycomics receives Federal Government grant to partner with China to create world-first drug to treat Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD).
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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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Partnership brings new research node to Griffith

Griffith University has become a collaborating partner with the ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics (CNBP), which will host a CNBP research node at the Institute for Glycomics at the Gold Coast campus.
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Sip while you slip into the world of science

Some of Griffith University’s biggest names in science will trade the lab for the pub when fun and informative evening sessions kick off at pubs around the country in May. From May 14-16, the Pint Of Science festival will give Gold Coasters the opportunity to sit at the cutting edge of science with a beer […]
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