Browsing: Host-pathogen Interaction

Malaria This image shows the malaria parasite, Plasmodium vivax

Genomics is increasingly being adopted into both research and clinical settings. Here, we speak to Dyann Wirth about the use of genomics in the field of malaria, from what it can uncover about the parasite to the hurdles that need to be overcome moving towards elimination.

E. Coli This image shows E.coli bacteria

A study by a team of researchers demonstrates that the commonly known food poisoning pathogen E.coli is integral in promoting health by producing a compound which helps cells absorb iron.

Research This image shows pink bacteria on a black background

Although the microbiome has been implicated in many pathologies, from obesity to Alzheimer’s, in this feature, we take a closer look at the role of the microbiome in infectious diseases. Discover more in our February focus.

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