Griffith secures $5m to help cure spinal cord injury

Corporate
Published
The Queensland Government has invested $5 million in a Griffith University pre-clinical trial to prove that a “nerve bridge” across a damaged spinal cord may be the answer to otherwise permanent paralysis. In a science and health collaboration, the project, led by Dr James St John, will be conducted across two of the university’s leading […]

Spinal cord injury cure underway at Griffith

Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
Published
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 […]

Quentin Bryce hosts Scientific Open House

Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
Published
Griffith University’s Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery opened its door for a ‘Scientific Open House’ organised with the Perry Cross Spinal Research Foundation to thank their donors for their contributions to scientific research. Part of the research at Eskitis aims to find a cure for spinal cord paralysis. Former Governor-General The Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce […]