Brown research on malaria highlighted in Nature journal

In a paper published today in Nature, Dr. Jonathan Kurtis, a professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, and his team of researchers tackle the “leading single-agent cause of death in children" – malaria. Ahead of World Malaria Day on April 25, Dr. Kurtis’ paper, titled “Anti-PfGARP activates programmed cell death of parasites and reduces severe malaria,” examines how an anti-malaria antigen combats the parasite and could dramatically reduce the disease’s impact.

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PfGARP Anti Malaria Antigen