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The National Drug Discovery Centre (NDDC) is open to the Australian medical research community.

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Scientist in lab smiling at camera Halting the chatter to stop cancer

Cancer researcher Dr Tracy Putoczki has won a five-year, $1.25 million Viertel Fellowship to study how communication between tumours and their environment helps cancers grow and spread.

21 November 2019
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Three people standing and smiling at camera Malaria discovery could lead to better HIV and lupus treatments

A discovery about how the immune system responds to malaria infection could lead to better treatments for hepatitis C, HIV and lupus, say Melbourne researchers.

20 November 2019
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Dr Christine Keenan Research Australia award for early-career asthma researcher

The discovery of a potential new treatment approach for asthma has seen early-career researcher Dr Christine Keenan win the 2019 Research Australia Griffith University Discovery Award.


15 November 2019
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Man sitting and smiling at camera New database enhances genomics research collaboration

Sharing datasets that reveal the function of genomic variants in health and disease has become easier, with the launch of a new, open-source database developed by Australian and North American researchers

4 November 2019
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Mon, 25/11/2019 - 12:00pm to Mon, 25/11/2019 - 1:00pm

​Cotransins: A New Therapeutic Modality for the Targeted Degradation of ‘Undruggable’ Proteins

Mon, 25/11/2019 - 3:00pm to Mon, 25/11/2019 - 4:00pm

Understanding human T-cell leukemia virus 1 pathogenesis and the impact of virus and host directed therapies on disease

Wed, 27/11/2019 - 10:00am to Wed, 27/11/2019 - 11:00am

​c-Met activation leads to the establishment of a TGFβ-receptor regulatory network required for bladder cancer invasion

Wed, 27/11/2019 - 1:00pm to Wed, 27/11/2019 - 2:00pm

PKR is a sensor of proteotoxic stress via accumulation of cytoplasmic IL-24