November 9th, 2016
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.
August 21st, 2015
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
November 17th, 2011
A Murdoch University study is examining exactly how and why some people have hypersensitive reactions to drugs while others don’t.