Posts Tagged malaria
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Unlocking the genome of the world’s deadliest parasite

Groundbreaking USF College of  Public Health research pushing the fight against malaria forward For the first time ever, an international team of researchers led by scientists at the […]

USF global health team pioneers development of new antimalarial drug screening model

Tampa, FL (Nov. 10, 2015) — A University of South Florida (USF) Center for Global Health & Infectious Diseases Research team has demonstrated a new screening model to […]

USF global health researchers play role in discovery of new antimalarial drug

Potent compound inhibits protein synthesis at various stages of malaria parasite’s life-cycle With the rapid emergence of multi-drug resistant strains of malaria, the need to find new drugs […]

USF researcher helps identify host factor essential for malaria parasite to infect human red blood cells

Rays Jiang’s computational biology expertise powers antimalarial drug discovery efforts Red blood cells are a prime target for infection by the malaria parasite, but the absence of a […]

Team to study control of malaria-related parasite growth with $2.1-million NIH grant

Animal cells similar to those of humans contain a “control room,” called the centrosome, which regulates cell replication. Disrupt this core hub and you kill cell division. That […]

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USF study finds plant proteins control chronic disease in Toxoplasma infections

The research sheds light on malaria-related parasite’s transition from acute to chronic stage  Tampa, FL (April 8, 2013) — A new discovery about the malaria-related parasite Toxoplasma gondii […]

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USF team plays key role in discovery of new drug to combat malaria

Tampa, FL (March 20, 2013) — University of South Florida researchers played a key role in an international multidisciplinary project that has yielded a promising new antimalarial drug […]