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Date of Publication: Apr 2015
Field, K. M., Jordan, J. T., Wen, P. Y., Rosenthal, M. A., Reardon, D. A.
Anti-angiogenic therapy for glioblastoma has been in the spotlight for several years, as researchers and clinicians strive to find agents with meaningful efficacy against glioblastoma. Bevacizumab in particular, in the second half of the last decade, became the most significant breakthrough in anti-glioblastoma therapy since temozolomide.
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07 April 2020
Scientists with test tubes

Possible coronavirus drug identified by Melbourne scientists

A collaborative study led by the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) with the Peter Doherty Institute of Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute), a joint venture of the University of Melbourne and Royal Melbourne Hospital, has shown that an anti-parasitic drug already available around the world kills the virus within 48 hours.

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Date of Publication: May 2018
Rasmussen, T. A., McMahon, J. H., Chang, J. J., Audsley, J., Rhodes, A., Tennakoon, S., Dantanarayana, A., Spelman, T., Schmidt, T., Kent, S. J., Morcilla, V., Palmer, S., Elliott, J. H., Lewin, S. R.
Background Whether ongoing virus replication occurs in HIV-infected individuals on antiretroviral therapy (ART) is unclear; therefore, whether residual virus replication is a barrier to achieving a cure for HIV is also unknown. We aimed to establish whether ART intensification with dolutegravir would reveal or affect residual virus replication in HIV-infected individuals on suppressive treatment.
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Date of Publication: May 2018
Catton, M., Gray, G., Griffin, D., Hasegawa, H., Kent, S. J., Mackenzie, J., McSweegan, E., Mercer, N., Wang, L. F.
The Global Virus Network (GVN) was established in 2011 to strengthen research and responses to emerging viral causes of human disease and to prepare against new viral pandemics. There are now 40 GVN Centers of Excellence and 6 Affiliate laboratories in 24 countries.
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Date of Publication: Jan-Mar 2018
Jiang, H., Yates, C. J., Gorelik, A., Kale, A., Song, Q. C., Wark, J. D.
Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) as currently used has limitations in identifying patients with osteoporosis and predicting occurrence of fracture.
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