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Promising new JCU tuberculosis research funded
Tue, 2 Nov 2021
A James Cook University researcher is developing a replacement for the sole, 100-year-old TB vaccine that is only effective against TB in children.

Knightly honour for JCU Professor
Mon, 11 Oct 2021
A longstanding contribution to community service and his profession by James Cook University’s Professor Peter Leggat AM, ADC, has been recognised with his promotion to Knight of the Order of St John.

Research focus on gut diseases
Fri, 8 Oct 2021
A James Cook University scientist will use a new grant from the federal government to help unlock the secrets of colorectal cancer and the currently incurable Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

Fight is on to beat exotic diseases
Tue, 14 Sep 2021
A James Cook University scientist plans to improve the detection and treatment of new infectious diseases by using a breakthrough technology in rural and remote health clinics that can stop outbreaks before they spread to the rest of Australia.

Harnessing potential treasure trove of modern medicines from tropical plants
Fri, 10 Sep 2021
Rapid developments in technology and emerging specialist expertise could be the catalyst to unlocking the world’s natural reserves of tropical plants, and a treasure trove of new medicines, according to James Cook University.

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