Spinal cord injury cure underway at Griffith

Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
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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”

Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
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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 […]

Eskitis researcher Asmaa needs your vote for video award

Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
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With just a few days before voting ends, Griffith University’s Dr Asmaa Boufridi is still in the running for the Australian Academy of Science’s video competition for early to mid-career researchers. But she needs your vote. A postdoctoral scientist with the Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery, Asmaa is using samples from the Institute’s remarkable Nature […]

Eskitis scientist scoops QLD Museum Medal

Griffith Enterprise
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The development of an anti-infective agent and also an analgesic pain relief from an Aboriginal plant remedy are just two of the potential drugs that Professor Quinn has discovered by extracting compounds from native species such as sponges and plants. Professor Quinn, director of Griffith’s Eskitis Institute, began his program of biodiscovery work at Griffith […]

Griffith microscopy improves disease understanding

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The understanding of diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s is set to take a step forward following groundbreaking technology which will enable cell analysis using automated 3D microscopy. An initiative between the Griffith’s School of Information Communication Technology and the Eskitis Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, the technology will allow the automated identification, separation […]