Killing the malaria parasite by blocking its recycling system
A new drug candidate stops the malaria parasite breaking down waste, resulting in a fatal ‘molecular constipation', finds University of Melbourne-led study.
Why are there so few drugs to treat viruses?
As coronavirus case numbers surge, University of Melbourne experts explain why we have effective drugs for bacterial diseases, but relatively few for viruses.
Q&A: How could COVID-19 drugs work and what’s out there?
Finding existing drugs that are effective against COVID-19 is the fastest way to a treatment – University of Melbourne experts explain how they might work.