Humans Inoculated with Genetically Modified Malaria Parasites
Humans Inoculated with Genetically Modified Malaria Parasites
Engineered Plasmodium parasites form the basis of two experimental malaria vaccines that showed safety and encouraging immune responses in clinical trials.
Humans Inoculated with Genetically Modified Malaria Parasites
Humans Inoculated with Genetically Modified Malaria Parasites

Engineered Plasmodium parasites form the basis of two experimental malaria vaccines that showed safety and encouraging immune responses in clinical trials.

Engineered Plasmodium parasites form the basis of two experimental malaria vaccines that showed safety and encouraging immune responses in clinical trials.

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Malaria Parasites’ Biological Clocks Coordinate Cell Destruction
Malaria Parasites’ Biological Clocks Coordinate Cell Destruction
Abby Olena | May 14, 2020
Two studies show that Plasmodium—the genus of protozoans that cause malaria—have an internal sense of time that synchronizes with their host’s circadian rhythms and allows the parasites to collectively attack blood cells.
Image of the Day: An Eyeful
Image of the Day: An Eyeful
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Apr 30, 2018
The physiological changes that can occur in the retinas of patients with cerebral malaria may provide a useful approach to diagnosis.