A team of researchers from Imperial College London (UK) have identified compounds which prevent the malarial parasite sexually maturing inside the mosquito.
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.
Cerebral malaria is the most severe neurological complication of Plasmodium falciparum infection. Here, the authors discuss how NRG-1 could attenuate brain injury and mortality.
The US FDA have approved Krintafel (tafenoquine) for the radical cure of Plasmodium vivax malaria infections, the first approval for such a drug in 50 years.
Following a five decade-long battle against malaria, Paraguay has received certification from the WHO as having eliminated the disease.
In our latest infographic we provide a visual snapshot of the infections and immune processes that have been linked with the microbiome thus far, explaining some of the evidence
Take a look at the top news stories of the week, including a spreading drug resistance in malaria and new data on antimicrobial resistance.
The largest genetic study of malaria parasites in Southeast Asia has revealed that resistance to the most powerful antimalarial drugs has been spreading unreported for years in Cambodia.
For the first time researchers have cloned and characterized NANP-reactive memory B-cell antibodies in humans, which have the ability to potently inhibit parasite transmission in vivo.
Researchers have carried out the largest genetic study of Anopheles gambiae, discovering the spread of resistance and high genetic diversity.