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03/09/14

Dr Wilson Wong and colleagues have found how an antibiotic drug kills the malaria parasite.

New discovery could help turn antibiotic into antimalarial drug

Melbourne researchers are making progress towards new antimalarial drugs, after revealing how an antibiotic called emetine blocks the molecular machinery that produces the proteins required for...

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14/08/14

Dr Nick Huntington (left), Ms Rebecca Delconte (centre) and Dr Priyanka Sathe have shown natural killer cells are vital for halting the spread of cancer cells, rejecting donor bone marrow transplants and in toxic shock syndrome.

Immune cell discovery could help to halt cancer spread

Melbourne researchers have revealed the critical importance of highly specialised immune cells, called natural killer cells, in killing melanoma cells that have spread to the lungs. These natural...

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08/08/14

Professor Geoff Lindeman has won the Medical Oncology Group of Australia – Novartis Oncology Cancer Achievement Award for his contributions to breast cancer research and treatment.

Breast cancer and stem cell scientist wins achievement award

Breast cancer clinician-scientist Professor Geoff Lindeman has received a cancer achievement award in recognition of his contribution to Australian cancer research and treatment.

Professor Lindeman...

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