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JCU trials vaccine effective against all types of malaria
Fri, 4 Sep 2020
James Cook University is leading a project to develop a safe, effective and low-cost universal malaria vaccine that could protect our troops overseas and save hundreds of thousands of lives worldwide.

World-first study hopes to give grieving families closure
Fri, 14 Aug 2020
James Cook University PhD student Jim Whitehead is conducting a world-first study to help police find the remains of homicide victims.

TB vaccine research could benefit the elderly and diabetics
Mon, 10 Aug 2020
A study of older mice with type 2 diabetes has yielded highly promising results for researchers investigating potential new vaccines for tuberculosis (TB).

The mystery of the less deadly mosquito nets
Tue, 28 Jul 2020
Research published in NatureCommunications shows that insecticide-treated mosquito nets, the mainstay in the global battle against malaria, are not providing the protection they once did – and scientists say that’s a cause for serious concern in tropical and subtropical countries around the globe.

JCU professor takes over top role
Wed, 22 Jul 2020
James Cook University academic Professor Peter Leggat has become President of The Australasian College of Tropical Medicine (ACTM).

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