Despite considerable research efforts, tuberculosis (TB) remains a staggering burden on global health with 10.4 million new cases and 1.7 million deaths in 2016.
It is estimated that 2 billion individuals are infected with tuberculosis.
Centenary’s Tuberculosis Research Program in collaboration with the University of Sydney has recently been published in Plos One journal for their ongoing research into tuberculosis vaccine development and delivery. See the paper here
Centenary Institute research suggests that the DPP4 gene family should be further studied to support potential new therapeutic approaches to fighting tumours found in the liver.
Research from the Centenary Institute has found that a new dual drug approach could offer up a highly effective treatment strategy for melanoma.
The Centenary Institute’s Summer Research Scholarship Program has drawn to a close with students presenting their completed research projects.