Posts Tagged Alison Roth

New study offers insights into triggers of early-stage malaria parasite infection

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For a century, researcher after researcher has tried to grow Plasmodium vivax (P. vivax), the parasite that causes the most widespread type of malaria, in petri dishes continuously, in hopes of studying how it infects humans. None have succeeded. The parasite just won’t grow in the laboratory for prolonged time. […]

USF develops technique revolutionizing malaria research

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New laboratory method opens the door to novel human liver-stage research A breakthrough by the scientists at the University of South Florida is giving researchers around the world the chance to study the planet’s deadliest parasite in ways that were previously impossible. A new and innovative laboratory technique, published this week in Nature Communications, […]

COPH researchers bite back with malaria research

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World Malaria Day is April 25. “More than 300 million worldwide are sickened by malaria each year, and about one million die,” said Steven Maher, a post-doctoral researcher at the USF College of Public Health. “For most people, the disease causes the individual to be bed stricken for days or […]

Science rules the day at USF Health Research Day 2016 [multimedia]

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A wide range of science filled the Ballroom at the Marshall Student Center, showcasing the groundbreaking work of rising research stars taking part in the annual USF Health Research Day. This year’s event, held Feb. 19, featured nearly 330 students, residents, fellows and post-doctoral researchers from across USF Health.   […]