institute for immunology and infectious diseases

International spotlight for WA’s Science on the Swan

April 21st, 2015

Professor Simon Mallal

Recent advances in personalised medicine were the focus of an international workshop held at Murdoch University this week as a pre-conference event for Science on the Swan.

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Murdoch Chancellor named Western Australian of the Year

June 4th, 2014

Murdoch Chancellor David Flanagan's outstanding and continuing contribution to the State and its citizens has received the recognition it deserves, with him being named 2014 Western Australian of the Year on Friday.

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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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Funding coup for rare diseases researchers

November 19th, 2012

Hundreds of thousands of people Australia-wide are expected to benefit from a major funding grant to be administered by Murdoch University for rare diseases research.

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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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Record $46m research income for Murdoch University

August 6th, 2010

Murdoch University has achieved a record research income of more than $46 million for the 2009-2010 financial year.

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