Podcasts Malaria Minute
Malaria Minute, 29 November 2019
A genome of the European lineage of P. vivax malaria is generated by scientists and engineers develop an artificially-intelligent microscope for malaria diagnosis.
Malaria Minute, 22 November 2019
Schoolchildren find that some of their families’ soup recipes have antimalarial properties and a Swiss-led team of cell biologists identify hundreds of targets needed in drug and vaccine development.
Malaria Minute, 15 November 2019
Hormones received during mating boost the likelihood of malaria transmission and an ongoing autoimmune attack on uninfected red blood cells can ultimately anaemia.
Malaria Minute, 8 November 2019
Research details how malaria parasites prepare for human infection and researchers evaluate the use of drones in spraying insecticide in irrigated areas of land in Zanzibar.
Malaria Minute, 1 November 2019
Researchers image the mode of action of quinoline drugs, the function of rhomboid proteases is dynamically detailed and the WHO declares that 7 million cases of malaria have been reported in Burundi this year.
Malaria Minute, 25 October 2019
Scientists at New York University investigate a forgotten insecticide developed by the German military and researchers unearth why severe malaria is often accompanied by tissue damage and organ failure. Listen to this Pocast
Malaria Minute, 18 October 2019
Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest causes malaria transmission to increase and the analysis of a 50,000-year-old gene sequence explains how P. falciparum malaria parasites are able to infect humans. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 11 October 2019
The Crick develop new method of controlling malaria parasite genes, researchers discover a novel compound that inhibits key parasitic enzymes and The Global Fund is replenished in France. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 4 October 2019
The rapid return of mosquitoes to the Sahel region of Africa is due to mosquito migration on high-altitude winds and a saliva-based malaria diagnostic tool has been awarded a £1 million grant. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 20 September 2019
Scientists release genetically sterilised mosquitoes in Burkina Faso and the challenges of evaluating the efficacy of new drugs in malaria-endemic countries. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 13 September 2019
Eradicating malaria by 2050 is a ‘bold but attainable goal’ according to The Lancet and ivermectin proves successful in reducing malaria transmission and killing P. falciparum parasites. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 6 September 2019
Scientists learn that a child’s immunological signature can predict whether they will develop malaria fever and the Wellcome Sanger Institute launch their Malaria Cell Atlas. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 30 August 2019
WHO announce that malaria will not be eradicated in the foreseeable future and a new study reveals drug-resistant P. falciparum parasites in every region of Africa. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 23 August 2019
World Mosquito Day celebrations take place, researchers culture malaria parasites similar to P. vivax in vitro and entomologists gather in London for the Ento ’19 scientific meeting. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 9 August 2019
Previous estimates of malaria mortality in sub-Saharan Africa may have been underestimated and researchers in America and Germany look to nature for novel antimalarial compounds. Listen to the Podcast
Malaria Minute, 2 August 2019
Researchers investigate the genes that cause insecticide resistance among malaria-carrying mosquitoes, The Global Fund launch their ‘Step Up The Fight’ awareness campaign and Alok Sharma is named as UK Secretary of State for International Development. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 26 July 2019
Drug-resistant P. falciparum spread to South East Asia, researchers at LSTM uncover the mode of action of primaquine and the International Health journal will become open-access in 2020. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 19 July 2019
Understanding human behaviour at night could reduce malaria transmission, study shows how the mosquito immune system combats malaria parasites and a researcher uncovers new insights into mosquito feeding behaviours. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 12 July 2019
The results of an extended Phase 3 RTS,S clinical trial are published in The Lancet, and researchers develop a high-tech mosquito net that monitors usage. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 5 July 2019
The UK government announces new funding pledge for The Global Fund, a takes place in Les Diablerets and climate warming could increase malaria risk in cooler regions. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 28 June 2019
Scientists gather in Paris for the 7th International Conference on Plasmodium vivax Research, high-resolution maps chart P. falciparum and P. vivax prevalence over seventeen years and Brian Gitta is named a laureate for developing a new method of malaria diagnosis. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 21 June 2019
New WHO report tracks the progress of 21 countries in eradicating malaria, the BBC investigate the sale of government drugs in Uganda and Professor Tu YouYou offers her recommendations to prevent artemisinin resistance. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 14 June 2019
Big data allows scientists to produce malaria ‘risk maps’ in Bangladesh and Indian researchers develop a new paper-based method of malaria detection.