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Tulane joins CDC effort to eliminate malaria in Hispaniola

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is part of a newly announced U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ledconsortium that aims to eliminate indigenous cases of malaria on the island of Hispaniola by 2020. The CDC … Continue reading

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Researchers use E.coli to make potential malaria vaccine

A Tulane University researcher has found a way to use E.coli bacteria to cheaply manufacture a once hard-to-produce protein critical to the development of a potential transmission-blocking malaria vaccine. Dr. Nirbhay Kumar, PhD, professor and chair of tropical medicine at … Continue reading

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Malaria prevention saves children’s lives

Malaria continues to be a major disease worldwide, but while funding projects are working hard to improve malaria prevention it is difficult to measure how effective these interventions are. Research published in BioMed Central’s open access journal Malaria Journal has … Continue reading

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Elimination in Sight

Alumnus Mauricio Sauerbrey leads the effort to end River Blindness in the Americas What do you do when you have significantly reduced malaria transmission rates in your home country?  For Mauricio Sauerbrey, you turn your attention toward another illness that … Continue reading

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TARGETING A GLOBAL DISEASE

Tulane researchers use different approaches toward eliminating the same disease By Madeline Vann Photos by Paula Burch-Celentano Eradicating malaria is an ambitious goal, but Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine experts are doing their part to achieve … Continue reading

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Krogstad to Launch International Malaria Research Center

By Arthur Nead     Tulane University will receive approximately $11.2 million over seven years from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a division of the National Institutes of Health, to establish an International Center of Excellence in Malaria … Continue reading

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Researcher Compares Malaria Drugs

By Dee Boling Frederique Jacquerioz, assistant director of the Center for Evidence-Based Global Health and assistant professor of clinical tropical medicine at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has published a report in the Cochrane Library that … Continue reading

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