Griffith University

Student’s discovery brings hope of fatal flesh-eating disease cure

June 12th, 2017

PhD student Bilal Zulfiqar, an overseas student from Pakistan, has discovered compounds that could lead to a cure for a fatal flesh-eating disease. Categorised as a neglected tropical disease by the World Health Organisation, Leishmaniasis kills tens of thousands of people a year around the world. The full SBS story and video can be found here.