Image of the Day: Parasite Stopped in Its Tracks
Image of the Day: Parasite Stopped in Its Tracks
Suppression of a signaling pathway in Toxoplasma gondii prevents the parasite from replicating in host cells.
Image of the Day: Parasite Stopped in Its Tracks
Image of the Day: Parasite Stopped in Its Tracks

Suppression of a signaling pathway in Toxoplasma gondii prevents the parasite from replicating in host cells.

Suppression of a signaling pathway in Toxoplasma gondii prevents the parasite from replicating in host cells.

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Parasitologist, Reprogrammed: A Profile of David Roos
Parasitologist, Reprogrammed: A Profile of David Roos
Anna Azvolinsky | Mar 1, 2018
After discovering a novel organelle found in protozoan parasites, the University of Pennsylvania’s Roos created a widely used eukaryotic pathogen database.
Pestilent Spread
Pestilent Spread
The Scientist Staff | Feb 28, 2018
See the University of Pennsylvania's David Roos explain the process of parasite replication.
Daraprim Discounts Offered
Daraprim Discounts Offered
Karen Zusi | Nov 26, 2015
Turing Pharmaceuticals will soon offer discounts to hospitals for its toxoplasmosis-fighting drug, the company announced, but some say the proposed price reductions are not enough.
Daraprim Alternative
Daraprim Alternative
Tracy Vence | Oct 22, 2015
A specialty pharmaceuticals company announces plans to produce a toxoplasmosis drug containing the same active ingredient as the pill at the center of an ongoing drug-pricing controversy.
Treating Toxoplasmosis
Treating Toxoplasmosis
Jef Akst | Sep 25, 2015
While one company hikes the price of an old drug to treat the parasitic infection, academic researchers report that an approved blood pressure medication could be just what the doctor ordered.
The Ultimate Game of Cat and Mouse
The Ultimate Game of Cat and Mouse
Erin Weeks | Sep 18, 2013
Toxoplasma gondii seems to cause hard-wired changes in the brains of mice that persist even after the parasite is gone.
Parasite Spurs Rat Sexual Frenzy
Tia Ghose | Aug 19, 2011
The parasite Toxoplasma gondii furthers its transmission by making rats go wild for the scent of cat urine.