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Last week at MalariaWorld: Correspondents opportunity at MESA, and more...

February 20, 2020 - 15:13 -- Ingeborg van Schayk

 


New from MESA

Volunteer as a MESA Correspondent to report from the "Genomic Epidemiology of Malaria" Conference
The Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance (MESA) is seeking three volunteers as MESA Correspondents to report from the "Genomic Epidemiology of Malaria" Conference in the Wellcome Genome Campus, UK, June 08 - 10, 2020... Read more

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This weeks Malaria Minute Podcast

Condensin Proteins Essential for Malaria Proliferation and Transmission
Scientists identify two proteins that are essential for the malaria parasite’s genetic malleability, and the substance responsible for ‘rosette’ formation in human red blood cells is identified... Listen to this Podcast


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Global malaria news

NIH study supports new approach for treating cerebral malaria
US National Institutes of Health Press Release, 18 February 2020
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health found evidence that specific immune cells may play a key role in the devastating effects of cerebral malaria, a severe form of malaria that mainly affects young children. The results, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, suggest that drugs targeting T cells may be effective in treating the disease. The study was supported by the NIH Intramural Research Program... Read more

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How malaria detects and shields itself from approaching immune cells
Science Daily, 18 February 2020
New insight on how malaria cells shield themselves from destruction opens avenues for the development of novel antimalarial drugs... Read more

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