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
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
A COMMONWEALTH GAMES athlete has been hospitalised and is in a serious condition after contracting a tropical disease in the lead up to the event.
GOLDOC has confirmed a 23-year-old athlete was admitted to Gold Coast University Hospital yesterday suffering from malaria. … More Commonwealth Games athlete taken to hospital after contracting malaria!
How the new mozzie emoji can create buzz to battle mosquito-borne disease Mosquitoes are coming. The Unicode Consortium has just announced that alongside your smiling face – or perhaps crying face – emoji you’ll soon be able to add a mosquito in Facebook. Read more……..