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Image: ookinetes after a genetic cross between two distinct parasites lines
29 November 2014

Article provides first genetic evidence that alveolins are necessary for asexual blood-stage parasite development in Plasmodium

Image: MCDC members at APPMG. Photograph courtesy of MCDC
28 November 2014

MCDC hold annual meeting and present to UK MPs at the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases

21 November 2014

Study concludes that Ivermectin can safely be given in combination with AL to reduce likelihood of malaria transmission

09 November 2014

Bill Gates' announcement to increase malaria funding, strategic plans from the WHO to eliminate malaria and ACT Consortium research results were some of the malaria contributions seen at this year's meeting

26 October 2014

The latest Malaria Centre Report is now available to download on the web site

23 October 2014

Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, can collect detailed information in real time at relatively low cost for ecological research

17 October 2014

ACT Consortium members participated in the recent Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Eastern Africa Sub-Regional Network (EARN) Annual Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda

10 October 2014

Video and presentations now available online from ACT Consortium webinar

01 October 2014

Article concludes that pseudogenes may confound results obtained from simple genotyping methods that consider only codon 76 and the adjacent residues of pfcrt

30 August 2014

Further work needs to be done on the ecological genetics of Anopheles gambiae to help predict how insecticide resistance genes may potentially spread