December 5th, 2016
In an article for The Conversation, Murdoch University researchers Charlotte Oskam, Peter Irwin and Una Ryan unravel the complexities and ambiguities surrounding Lyme-like disease in Australia.
November 4th, 2016
A Senate inquiry has heard an increasing number of Australians say they are experiencing symptoms of Lyme disease, leading to calls from researchers for crucial funding into additional research.
July 14th, 2016
Understanding why a growing number of Australians are diagnosed with a Lyme disease-like illness, presumed to be tick-borne, is the focus of a new highly innovative research project supported by the Australian Research Council.
June 16th, 2016
Murdoch University researchers have detected a new species of bacteria in echidna-biting Australian ticks.
June 29th, 2015
As debate surrounding whether Lyme disease is associated with tick bites in Australia continues to rage, a team of Murdoch University researchers, together with colleagues at the University of Sydney and Curtin University, have made a discovery that helps solve part of the puzzle.
September 16th, 2011
A Murdoch University researcher hopes dogs might hold the key to the mystery surrounding a potentially debilitating disease in Australia.
April 19th, 2010
As experts from around the world met in New York last week to discuss the need for greater understanding of the threat posed by ticks, fleas and sand flies, Australian scientists call on veterinarians and dog-owners here to take action to protect dogs and people from potentially lethal diseases.