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  • UC Irvine Scientists Create Malaria-Blocking Mosquitoes
    Using a groundbreaking gene editing technique, University of California scientists have created a strain of mosquitoes capable of rapidly introducing malaria-blocking genes into a mosquito population through its progeny, ultimately eliminating the insects' ability to ...More
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  • Global Health Team Pioneers Development of a New Anti-Malarial Drug Screening Model
    A University of South Florida Center for Global Health & Infectious Diseases Research team has demonstrated a new screening model to classify antimalarial drugs and to identify drug targets for the most lethal strain of malaria, Plasmodium falciparum. The National ...More
    2 weeks ago Posted in News
  • Relapsing Infections Could Challenge Malaria Eradication
    Eliminating malaria in the Asia-Pacific could prove more challenging than previously thought, with new research showing that most childhood malaria infections in endemic areas are the result of relapsed, not new, infections. ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News
  • Pilot Implementation of First Malaria Vaccine Recommended by WHO Advisory Groups
    The World Health Organization’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) and the Malaria Policy Advisory Committee (MPAC) jointly recommended pilot projects to understand how to best use a vaccine that protects against malaria in young children. ...More
    October 23, 2015 Posted in News
  • Genomic Study Sheds Light on Protective Effects of Malaria Vaccine Candidate
    An international team led by researchers from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have used cutting edge genomic methods to uncover key biological insights that help explain the ...More
    October 21, 2015 Posted in News
  • NIH Study Reveals Risk of Drug-Resistant Malaria Spreading to Africa
    Drug-resistant forms of Plasmodium falciparum, the deadliest species among malaria parasites, are able to infect the type of mosquito that is the main transmitter of malaria in Africa, according to findings from scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious ...More
    October 20, 2015 Posted in News
  • Malaria Protein Could Help Stop Cancer
    Researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have joined an international team of scientists in discovering how a protein from malaria could some day help stop cancer. Collaborators at the University of Copenhagen, while exploring why pregnant women ...More
    October 16, 2015 Posted in News
  • Malaria Vaccine Provides Hope for a General Cure for Cancer
    The hunt for a vaccine against malaria in pregnant women has provided an unexpected side benefit for Danish researchers, namely what appears to be an effective weapon against cancer. The scientists behind the vaccine aim for tests on humans within four years. Danish ...More
    October 13, 2015 Posted in News
  • Genes Linked With Malaria's Virulence Shared by Apes, Humans
    The malaria parasite molecules associated with severe disease and death--those that allow the parasite to escape recognition by the immune system--have been shown to share key gene segments with chimp and gorilla malaria parasites, which are separated by several millions of ...More
    October 12, 2015 Posted in News
  • Study Looks at Alternative Therapies to Prevent Malaria in Pregnancy
    Researchers at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), working with colleagues of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Kenya and the U.S., and from the Kenya Medical Research Institution, have found that a new drug may be more effective at ...More
    September 30, 2015 Posted in News
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