How A Velcro-Like Malarial Protein Hijacks Immune System

The structure of the malarial protein involved in rosette formation could help scientists develop treatments for symptoms associated with severe forms of the disease.

Artemisinin’s Scattershot Approach To Killing Malaria Parasites

The discovery that artemisinin disrupts over 120 parasite proteins could lead to the development of new anti-malarial drugs.

A Broad Spectrum Malaria Vaccine

Scientists have identified a key five amino acid segment present in all malaria-causing Plasmodium species, paving a way for the design of a broad spectrum malaria vaccine.

How Mosquitoes Locate Veins So Quickly

Two olfactory receptors expressed on a mosquito's stylet are crucial for the accurate and efficient identification of veins for blood sucking.

Single-Dose Malaria Drug Reaches Human Trials

A long-lasting single-dose malaria drug in phase II clinical trials provides hope for malaria-infected patients.

Malaria Drugs Could Potentially Treat Parkinson’s

Old malaria drugs could prove to be useful in treating Parkinson's, scientists say.

Crystallizing A New Approach To Malaria Vaccination

Researchers have uncovered potentially transmission-blocking epitopes of the mosquito midgut protein AnAPN1, spurring the design of mosquito-based vaccines.

Surprise Split In Population Of Monkey Malaria Parasite

Monkey malaria is on the rise in Malaysia, possibly driven by two divergent strains of the mosquito-borne parasite.

The Gates Foundation In China: Where Funding Healthcare Innovation Is Serious Business

Dr. Ray Yip, country director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in China, shares the triumphs and challenges of working with the Chinese government to provide better public health solutions in China.