Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt announces the Government will support clinical trials to test the effectiveness of a world-first malaria vaccine in an attempt to globally eradicate the disease! … More TRIAL TO TACKLE MALARIA
Eight years ago, Professor Michael Good and his team set a goal of developing a whole parasite vaccine and testing it in human volunteers. This vision was derived from experiments they had published previously in which volunteers could be infected with a low dose of live parasites and treated before they became sick. … More PROGRESS TOWARDS THE MALARIA VACCINE, PlasProtecT
The partnership between Rotary and Griffith University (Institute for Glycomics) has raised nearly $500,000 to enable the critical clinical trials of Professor Michael Good’s promising malaria vaccine PlasProtecT®. to proceed in Australia.
Professor Ned Pankhurst Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor Griffith University … More Griffith University & Rotary: An enviable partnership
Outgoing Governor-General, Sir Peter Cosgrove has made one last visit to the Gold Coast – showing his support for life-saving research. He now wants to help Griffith University take a successful malaria vaccine to the world! … More Channel Nine News on the Gold Coast
“Today I was pleased to meet the team at the Malaria Vaccine Project” … More Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia meets the team at the Malaria Vaccine Project!
The start of a new year with exciting prospects for the Malaria Vaccine Project, in less than 2 years, the Project has raised more than AUS $500,000 and Rotarian’s and friends of Rotary all over Australia have done the heavy lifting having raised nearly 80% of this total. The result of this incredible effort is … More HAPPY NEW YEAR
Initial success in human clinical trials has given hope for the next stage in the development of a new malaria vaccine. … More Human trial success signals next stage of malaria vaccine development!
Channel 7 interviews Dr Danielle Stanisic from Griffith University and Kenton Campbell Managing Director Zarraffas
World Malaria Day is an international observance commemorated every year on 25 April and recognises global efforts to control malaria. Globally, 3.3 billion people in 106 countries are at risk of malaria. WHO (World health organisation) joins partner organisations in promoting this year’s World Malaria Day theme, Ready to Beat Malaria. more………