Opinion: Australian law needs a refresher on the science of HIV transmission

November 9th, 2016

Australian law needs a refresher on the science of HIV transmission

HIV researchers are calling for a re-think of laws regarding HIV based on new scientific advances with the disease. Murdoch University adjunct professor David Nolan from the Institute of Immunology and Infectious Diseases has co-authored a piece for The Conversation on latest evidence on HIV transmission risk and recent advances in HIV prevention and treatment.

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Murdoch Associate Professor receives $75,000 Merit Award for HIV project

August 21st, 2015

Mina John

Dr Mina John, from the Institute for Immunology and Infectious Diseases (IIID) at Murdoch University, was recently presented a $75,000 Merit Award to assist her research into the possible control and prevention of the deadly human immunodeficiency virus.

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Alumni profile: On the medical battlelines

January 1st, 2015

Joanna Keenan is at the forefront of helping international medical crises, including the West African Ebola outbreak, through her work with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders.

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Investigating the health threats to endangered eastern gorillas

October 1st, 2014

A Murdoch University PhD student is working in a mountainous region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to investigate the health of endangered eastern gorillas, the humans and other primates living near them.

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Research shows HIV stigma strong

October 9th, 2013

A study has revealed that people living with HIV have long-standing emotional issues connected to perceived stigma, relationship intimacy and chronic ill-health.

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Murdoch to host prestigious communications conference

July 1st, 2013

Murdoch University is set to play host to the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association’s (ANZCA) annual conference July 3–5 at the Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle.

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New HIV findings reveal genetic double-edged sword

April 5th, 2013

A major international research study involving Murdoch University has found that individuals born with high numbers of a receptor known as HLA-C on their cells can naturally inhibit HIV.

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HIV researcher receives award nomination

August 1st, 2012

The Director of Murdoch University’s Institute for Immunology & Infectious Diseases is one of 11 finalists for the 2012 GlaxoSmithKline Award for Research Excellence (ARE).

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Researchers win grant to investigate HIV immunity

November 30th, 2011

Researchers from Murdoch University and the University of Western Australia have won funding to investigate whether the responses of certain white blood cells to foreign cells can be harnessed to increase a person’s immunity to HIV.

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Murdoch study to give new insights on drug hypersensitivity

November 17th, 2011

A Murdoch University study is examining exactly how and why some people have hypersensitive reactions to drugs while others don’t.

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