Did you know malaria kills 400,000 children a year?
Nearly 120,000 babies are born each year with a Zika birth defect. And there are four million new Hepatitis C infections each year, including 10,000 in Australia.
That’s why The Hospital Research Foundation Group is proud to be a longtime supporter of research into virology and infection control which plays an important role in protecting our global communities.
Developing a world-first vaccine for the Zika virus, sourcing a novel needle-free delivery for the vaccine, and taking important steps to progress to Phase 1 clinical trials in patients.
Discovering a new target for treating malaria which involves targeting enzymes from the human host, rather than the parasite itself.
Running pre-clinical studies on the effectiveness of a new Hepatitis C virus (HCV) vaccine.
Funding numerous projects and clinical trials into immunology, vaccine development, treatments, ventilator technology and more for COVID-19.
Progressing work on an antiviral therapy to treat dengue virus.