Bupa Health Foundation celebrates the bright future of Australian health research

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A Griffith University senior postdoctoral research fellow is among five talented Australian researchers who have been recognised for their inventive work by the Bupa Health Foundation. Dr Johana Paola Tello Velasquez, of the Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery, has been awarded $5000 as part of Bupa’s annual Emerging Health Researcher Awards. The Foundation’s purpose is to […]

Spinal cord injury cure underway at Griffith

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The first real cure for spinal injury is closer at Griffith University because of a donation by the Perry Cross Spinal Research Foundation. The foundation has just committed $267,000 towards the first year of funding of a $700,000 human clinical trial at Griffith’s Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery. There are about 12,000 recorded cases of spinal cord […]

Griffith scientists unlock the “Malaria Box”

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A “Malaria Box” that could hold the answer to discovering new drugs to treat tropical diseases and cancer has been created for researchers around the world. Griffith University tropical disease researchers have joined together with a host of international laboratories to advance drug discovery for major topical diseases through the creation and testing of the […]

Leading scientist to head Griffith’s Eskitis Institute

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Griffith University has attracted a scientist with expertise in antibacterial discovery and insulin signalling to head its world-renowned Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery. New Director, Professor Jennifer Martin, with a 20 year career in research, is an ARC Laureate Fellow and Queensland Smart Women Smart State Award Winner. She says she is very proud to […]

Professor Quinn recognised for outstanding career

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A ‘why not’ approach to research is the kind of legacy Professor Ron Quinn AM hopes to leave behind. This legendary scientific researcher of human diseases likes to challenge those who say it can’t be done, and he definitely doesn’t settle for doing things the traditional way. It’s this proactively passionate attitude that has seen […]