Helping cattle combat germs: more genetics, less antibiotics
How now, healthy cow? In a world first, we’ve genetically selected cattle with a better immune system, leading to better animal welfare outcomes, healthier cattle and fewer antibiotics in our food.
Working to treat ‘untreatable’ cancers
We’re working to provide Australian cancer patients with revolutionary new therapies known as theranostics to fight even the most difficult-to-treat cancers.
Top tips for making your water tank mozzie proof
New research revealed unsealed and damaged rainwater tanks could expose millions of Australians to the risk of mosquito-borne infectious diseases like dengue fever. So how can you keep your tank safe?
New tool a dynamo in tracking infectious diseases
We've developed a new tool to better monitor and predict outbreaks of infectious diseases, like dengue and measles, in Australia.
A virtual reality check for cancer research
Virtual reality (VR) technology is for more than just gaming. We're working with our partners on a new project using VR to aid in diagnostics and treatment for young cancer patients.
The latest buzz about Zika-resistant mozzies
Working with the University of California San Diego (UCSD), we’ve engineered Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, the biggest transmitter of Zika, to be resistant to spreading this devastating virus.
The wound that won’t heal: solving the puzzle of Buruli ulcer
With cases of the devastating Buruli ulcer increasing in Victoria and expanding to new areas, we’re working with experts to figure out how it spreads.
Protecting Australia from African Swine Fever
While many of us have been relaxing over the summer holidays, our staff at AAHL have been testing seized pork products for African Swine Fever.
Clamping down on the mysterious Disease X
We're working with CEPI and The University of Queensland on “just in time” technologies to fight the next global pandemic.
Looking for a low-gluten beer? Here’s what you need to know
Is it really possible to avoid gluten if you like a frothy? Do different types of beers have different levels of gluten? And how accurate are the tests?
From the trenches to today, the superbug war never ends
The world needs new, stronger antibiotics. We’re helping an Australian company make a powerful candidate commercially viable.