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Anti-inflammatory proteins from ticks.

  • June 12, 2020
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What’s one good thing about ticks? That question may not seem to have a logical answer, but Charlotte Franck and Professor Richard Payne’s research may transform tick saliva into novel treatments for inflammatory disease! Tick saliva contains a mix of proteins that prevent inflammation and reduce pain. This complex protein mix is why a host […]

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Stroke drug lead under development

  • May 24, 2019
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Professor Glenn King of the University of Queensland is developing a new drug that could safe many lives and improve the outcome of strokes. The drug is derived from spider venom of a local Australian funelweb spider. Currently, stroke diagnosis in the hospital is required before drugs can be used on stroke patients. Transport to […]

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