Cutting to the chase – how a folded piece of paper is saving lives

Around the world, many hundreds of millions of people are infected by parasitic diseases such as malaria and schistosomiasis. Many more millions of people are affected by the impact of these diseases with profound...

Regulator protein key to malaria parasite’s lifecycle

Malaria remains a significant threat to human health with approximately 216 million cases annually and over 400,000 deaths worldwide. It is caused by the Plasmodium parasite, which has a complex lifecycle involving transmission to...

Discovery aids disease elimination efforts

David Horn: Professor of Parasite Molecular Biology, University of Dundee Researchers at the University of Dundee have identified a new drug target in parasites that cause major neglected tropical diseases, a discovery that contributes towards a...