Episodes

Condensin Proteins Essential for Malaria Proliferation and Transmission

2/21/2020
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. 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. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute

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EphA2 Protein Mediates Critical Stage of Cerebral Malaria

2/14/2020
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Scientists find that the EphA2 protein mediates a critical stage of cerebral malaria and data scientists construct a statistical modelling framework of malaria seasonality in Madagascar. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute

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Molecular Basis for Sugar Import in Malaria Parasites

2/7/2020
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Scientists identify the process by which the malaria parasite imports sugar, a potential target for inhibiting parasitic development. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute

Duration:00:00:59

Optimising Vaccine Efficacy Using Tobacco Mosaic Virus

1/31/2020
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Use of the tobacco mosaic virus platform to administer malaria antigens induces high and durable efficacy in macaques and individuals with an African-centric genetic variation may have an improved response to malaria. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute

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Antibodies Marker of Exposure to Malaria in Pregnant Women

1/24/2020
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Malaria antibodies in pregnant women may be a marker of exposure, not protection, from malaria and a combination of antimalarial drugs is less efficacious than if used in tandem. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute

Duration:00:00:59

Single-Cell Genome Processing Demonstrates Origin of Complex Malaria

1/17/2020
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Single-cell genome processing yields surprising results about the origin of complex malaria and study finds that the management of malaria in children at schools is ineffective. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute

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Kelch13 Protein Responsible for Artemisinin Resistance

1/10/2020
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. A mechanism of resistance to artemisinin is identified and researchers find that breastfeeding could help to prevent malaria in babies. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute

Duration:00:00:59

DNA Methylation Inhibitor Molecules Kill Plasmodium Parasites

1/3/2020
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Researchers from the Pasteur Institute discover molecules that can kill the malaria parasite and researchers from LSTM identify a resistance mechanism for insecticides used on bed nets. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute

Duration:00:00:59

Gene Drives Most Efficient Method of Genetic Mosquito Control

12/27/2019
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Gene drives prove most efficient in the introduction of a transgene in populations of Anopheles stephensi mosquitoes. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute

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WEHI Researchers Discover Transmission-Blocking Drug

12/20/2019
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall institute identify a new drug which blocks plasmepsin, a critical enzyme in gametocyte production. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute

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New Funding for RTS,S Vaccine Trial

12/13/2019
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. The Gavi Alliance grant an additional $11.6 million in funding to extend clinical trials of the RTS,S vaccine. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute

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World Malaria Report Places Emphasis on Pregnant Women and Children

12/6/2019
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. The WHO publish their annual World Malaria Report which, this year, places emphasis on protecting pregnant women and children from malaria. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute

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European P. vivax Genome Generated by Scientists

11/29/2019
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. A genome of the European lineage of P. vivax malaria is generated by scientists and engineers develop an artificially-intelligent microscope for malaria diagnosis. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute

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Traditional Soup Recipes Have Antimalarial Properties

11/22/2019
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. 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. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute

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Female Mosquitoes That Have Mated More Likely to Transmit Malaria

11/15/2019
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Hormones received during mating boost the likelihood of malaria transmission and an ongoing autoimmune attack on uninfected red blood cells can ultimately anaemia. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute

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Parasites Prepare for Human Infection in the Mosquito

11/8/2019
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Research details how malaria parasites prepare for human infection and researchers evaluate the use of drones in spraying insecticide onto irrigated areas of land in Zanzibar. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute

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Researchers Image Mode of Action of Quinoline Drug Class

11/1/2019
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. 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. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute

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The Forgotten Insecticide Developed by the German Military

10/25/2019
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. 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. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute

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Deforestation Causes Increase in Malaria Transmission

10/18/2019
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. 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. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute

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Unlocking the Genetic Secrets of the Malaria Parasite

10/11/2019
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. 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. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute

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