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Category: MEDICAL SCIENCE

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Can our gut bacteria reduce the impact of shift work on our health?

People who work night shifts can suffer from higher rates of illness and chronic disease, such as type 2 diabetes, anxiety and depression. Read More

Volunteers required for malaria vaccine study

Researchers at Griffith University are seeking healthy males aged 18-50 years to participate in a clinical study examining a malaria vaccine approach in humans.  Volunteers… Read More

2017 PVC Health Staff Excellence Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 PVC (Health) Staff Excellence Award winners recognised for their excellent contribution to the Health Group: Learning and Teaching… Read More

Medicine graduate first to land academic role

Dr Lisa Amey completed her medical training at Griffith’s School of Medicine in 2010 and is now the first medicine graduate to achieve an academic position at the University. Dr Amey’s remarkable academic ability and willingness to teach led to her appointment as Associate Academic Manager for the graduate-entry medical program, the Doctor of Medicine (MD). Read More

Academic pays it forward

Professor Mark Forwood’s journey from a physical education teacher to becoming Head of Griffith University’s School of Medical Science wouldn’t have been possible without strong mentorship. Read More

Students given a sporting chance

With the right leadership and support, it’s possible for student athletes to be remarkable in both sporting prowess and academic achievement. As Director of the Griffith University Sports College, Duncan Free has been the driving force behind a cutting-edge strategy that has placed Griffith on the world stage. Read More

Distinguished career comes full circle

Professor Allan Cripps AO has stepped down from his position as Pro Vice Chancellor (Health) after 13 years of providing the driving force that made Griffith Health what it is today. Read More

Personalising cancer treatment

Griffith University and the Gold Coast University Hospital are aiming to personalise cancer treatment to ensure patients receive the most effective drug the first time. In collaboration with a multidisciplinary health team, researchers from Griffith’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland, are establishing a new Personalised Cancer Treatment Program. Read More

Unlocking clues to chronic fatigue

New findings regarding the pathology of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) are bringing Griffith researchers closer to identifying the cause of this disabling illness. Read More