Griffith receives $1M for vaccine development

A team of Giffith University researchers has received more than $1 million to find new vaccine targets for diseases that cause meningitis, gonorrhoea and middle ear infections. “I want to understand everything I can about these diseases so people don’t have to suffer unnecessarily,” Gold Coast’s Institute for Glycomics researcher, Dr Kate Seib, said. “Meningococcal disease is very hard to detect and can kill in less than six hours. You want a vaccine so you don’t have to rely on correct and fast diagnosis”. Dr Seib said while gonorrhoea, a sexually transmitted infection, was not commonly talked about it infects…
View More/Source Article