Our aim is to develop therapies to treat acquired brain injury and spinal cord injury

The Clem Jones Centre for Neurobiology and Stem Cell Research was established in 2016 at Griffith University. Based at the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery, our laboratories are equipped to allow cutting-edge research ranging from high-throughput drug screening to complex three-dimensional assays.

The work of the Centre is made possible with funding from the Clem Jones Foundation and the Queensland Government. The Clem Jones Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Clem Jones Group. The trustees are dedicated to benefiting the community through ongoing commitments to the wishes and philosophies of the late Dr Clem Jones AO.

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Paralysis treatment closer after donation funds Australian-first research trial

06 Nov 2020

An Australian-first rehabilitation trial considered the next crucial step in treating paralysis...

Griffith congratulates philanthropy award winners

08 Sep 2020

One of Griffith’s biggest supporters in the field of spinal cord injury research and a Griffith...

Injury to the nose increases risk of bacteria entering the brain – study

19 Mar 2020

New research from Griffith University has shown that damage to the lining inside the nose increases...

Griffith University biomedical researchers take home top award

12 Mar 2020

A team of Griffith University researchers has won the prestigious Marshall and Warren Innovation...

Transgender neuroscientist Alison Wright looks to the stars

10 Feb 2020

PhD graduate Dr Alison Wright is taking her first steps into a postdoctoral adventure that she...

‘Naked liquid marbles’ – improved cell culturing method to aid nerve...

28 Feb 2019

Novel technique lets cells interact more naturally within ‘naked liquid marbles’. 

Plant compounds found to activate cells used in transplants for spinal cord...

17 Jul 2018

Natural compounds derived from Australian plants have been found to stimulate cells that are useful...

3MT final winners announced

07 Sep 2017

A Biomedical Science PhD candidate is Griffith University’s 2017 Three Minute Thesis (3MT)...

Griffith secures $5m to help cure spinal cord injury

10 May 2017

The Queensland Government has invested $5 million in a Griffith University pre-clinical trial to...

The remarkable scientist making new life connections

22 Jan 2017

Alan Mackay-Sim is a world-renowned trailblazer in cell transplantation, paving the way for...

Bupa Health Foundation celebrates the bright future of Australian health...

14 Nov 2016

A Griffith University senior postdoctoral research fellow is among five talented Australian...

Spinal cord injury cure underway at Griffith

25 Aug 2016

The first real cure for spinal injury is closer at Griffith University because of a donation by the...

Deadly soil bug can reach the brain in a day

08 Jul 2016

A deadly bacteria that can be picked up by a simple sniff can travel to the brain and spinal cord...

3D cell growth opens new path to spinal repair

21 Oct 2015

Researchers at Griffith’s Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery are taking spinal cord therapy...

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