News: Research Centre for Infectious Diseases

Scientists in the news this week: July 31, 2020

Chaber COVID-19 sniffer dog interview

Here are the stories of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Scientists in the news this week: July 24, 2020

Charcoal, ash and red soil left after a bushfire. Image by Rob Fitzpatrick

Here are the stories of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Stopping the spread of deadly bacteria

Vikrant Minhas

Vikrant Minhas and colleagues at the Research Centre for Infectious Diseases are leading new research into how bacteria cause disease.

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Partnership to revolutionise cancer diagnosis

Study biomedical science

University of Adelaide and Griffith University researchers have engineered a unique protein - SubB2M - that can detect cancer by using liquid biopsies, immunoassays, circulating tumor cell assays and PET imaging.

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Biomedical scientists join forces to fight COVID-19

Associate Professor Michael Beard

Associate Professor Michael Beard from the viral pathogenesis lab is part of a team of South Australian scientists joining forces in the fight against COVID-19.

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Scientists a step closer to malaria drug development

Malaria Biology

Scientists have identified a key protein that controls malaria parasite entry into host red blood cells.

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Zinc helps body fight pneumonia

Zinc rich foods

Scientists show that zinc in your diet can protect you from the main bacterial cause of pneumonia.

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Deadly diseases to be hit by single vaccine

Pictured are researchers Professor James Paton, and Drs Shannon David and Mohammed Alsharifi

Scientists from the Research Centre for Infectious Diseases have developed a single vaccination approach to simultaneously combat influenza and pneumococcal infections.

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On top of the world: Sciences research ranks high in ERA results

Institute for Photonics & Advanced Sensing (IPAS) research using 3D printing for the Austofix wrist plate.

Science research at the University of Adelaide has reached new heights according to the 2018 Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) results released this week.

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From the lab bench to the clinic: Pneumonia vaccine shows commercialisation strengths

Streptococcus pneumoniae

Commercialisation potential of Faculty of Sciences’ research is in the spotlight after the development of a new pneumonia vaccine.

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