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Professor Mark von Itzstein

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Mark von Itzstein

Executive Director
Institute for Glycomics
+61 (0)7 5552 7025 (Work)
G26 4.20A, Gold Coast Campus

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BIO

Professor von Itzstein is the Director of Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics which is the only one of its kind in the southern hemisphere and only one of a few in the world. The Institute’s researchers collaborate with leading scientists around the globe to build a critical mass around carbohydrate-based research in areas of clinically significant diseases. Professor von Itzstein has a major research effort in the area of drug discovery focused on influenza and other viruses, drug-resistant bacteria and cancer.  He has international standing in glycoscience and drug discovery particularly in the area of anti-infective drug discovery.

GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY APPOINTMENTS

  • Director
    Institute for Glycomics2005