Researchers Analyze Genomes of 81 Parasitic Worm Species
Researchers Analyze Genomes of 81 Parasitic Worm Species
The new data could help identify treatments for diseases ranging from river blindness to schistosomiasis.
Researchers Analyze Genomes of 81 Parasitic Worm Species
Researchers Analyze Genomes of 81 Parasitic Worm Species

The new data could help identify treatments for diseases ranging from river blindness to schistosomiasis.

The new data could help identify treatments for diseases ranging from river blindness to schistosomiasis.

river blindness
Leprosy Researcher Wayne Meyers Dies
Leprosy Researcher Wayne Meyers Dies
Catherine Offord | Oct 2, 2018
An accomplished infectious disease scientist, Meyers spent the 1960s treating and studying the condition in central Africa.
A Farewell  to Parasites
A Farewell to Parasites
Nsikan Akpan | Sep 1, 2013
Despite a fierce civil war, scientists led a 14-year grassroots campaign that has eradicated a parasitic disease from northern Sudan.
Out of Sight
Out of Sight
Nsikan Akpan | Sep 1, 2013
The community-based healthcare effort that helped stamp out river blindness in one area of Sudan
Fighting River Blindness
Fighting River Blindness
Nsikan Akpan | Sep 1, 2013
The debilitating parasitic disease, onchocerciasis, is all but vanquished in one corner of Sudan, thanks to a community-wide health effort.