Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)

Joining date
2013
Brisbane, Australia

Housed at the Nathan Campus of Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia, the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD) focuses on discovering new therapies for cancer, infectious diseases, neurodegenerative diseases and spinal cord injury. To achieve its drug discovery goals, GRIDD capitalizes on two unique resources: NatureBank, which comprises a 10,000 natural product extract library and a 50,000 natural product fraction library (as well as >30,000 archived biota samples); and Compound Australia, a centralized compound management facility that allows efficient access to vast numbers of well-characterized compounds. Biology and chemistry labs at GRIDD work on infectious diseases including malaria and several neglected tropical diseases.

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Diseases
Malaria
Chagas disease
Leishmaniasis
Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT)
Tuberculosis
Research areas
Basic research
Drug
Vaccine
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