Navigation Links
4th International Malaria Research Conference
Date:3/3/2008

The Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute is hosting its Fourth International Research Conference at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Md. March 17-18. The two-day conference will explore the latest developments from many fields of malaria research, including discussions of malaria parasite genetics and strategies for controlling mosquitoes without insecticides.

Nearly half-a-billion people worldwide are infected with malaria. Each year, over 1 million die from the disease, many of whom are children. Basic research is needed to find new approaches for bringing malaria under control, said Peter Agre, MD, Johns Hopkins University Professor and director of the Bloomberg Schools Malaria Research Institute. This conference is unique because of the diversity of research presented, which covers aspects of malaria transmission and the lifecycle of the malaria parasite, as well as studies of new treatments and prevention strategies.

Presenters include David Roos, PhD, the Merriam Professor of Biology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; and Brendan Crabb, PhD, head of Australias Burnet Institute.

The keynote speaker will be Thomas Wellems, MD, PhD, chief of the Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research at the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health.

Founded in 2001 as a state-of-the-art malaria research facility, the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute has 19 full-time faculty dedicated to the search for medical and scientific breakthroughs in malaria prevention and treatment through the advancement of basic science along every stage of the malaria parasites lifecycle.

Registration for the conference is available online at http://malaria.jhsph.edu/.


'/>"/>

Contact: Tim Parsons
tmparson@jhsph.edu
410-955-7619
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. International study strengthens case for daily calcium pill
2. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Announces Webcast of Presentation at Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 Healthcare Conference
3. Australian-led international study shows blood pressure drugs cut death rate in type 2 diabetes
4. LCA Hails International Investigators Studying Lung Cancer
5. Arrow International Urges Shareholders To Vote for Approval of the $45.50 Teleflex Inc. Merger and for the Current Board of Directors
6. PRA International Adds Dr. Susan Stansfield as Executive Vice President
7. Medical Services International Maintains Pace in Second Quarter
8. Clarity Imaging International, Inc. Rolls Out Mobile DEXA Program
9. International Gateway Insurance Brokers Partners With MEDILINQ
10. Tulane University to receive $14M for international HIV/AIDS program
11. International Database Seeks to Boost Treatment of Altitude Sickness
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/23/2017)... , ... February 23, 2017 , ... ... of Justice jointly issued a letter to withdraw previous guidance issued ... their gender identity. The guidance issued in May 2016 by the Obama Administration ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... , ... February 23, 2017 , ... ... with a clinician-based audience, will be participating in Rare Disease Day events, hosted ... D.C. In addition, Rare Disease Report, a website, weekly e-newsletter and quarterly publication, ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... , ... February 23, 2017 , ... Hamlin Dental Group ... that they are sponsoring a raffle. Throughout the month of February, patients who visit ... a gift card for a dinner for two at the Cheesecake Factory. , ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) , ... February 23, ... ... for Global Sports Development will host a diverse symposium on “Doping ... School of Law and Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP. The symposium will ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... 23, 2017 , ... ERT, a global data and technology ... Research, a leading clinical development service provider, has selected ERT’s Trial Oversight suite ... in part to an array of circumstances including the use of multiple data ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/23/2017)... 2017 Nevro Corp. (NYSE: NVRO), a global medical ... treatment of chronic pain, today reported financial results for the ... 2016 Accomplishment & Highlights: Achieved ... increase of 228% as reported, over the prior year ... of 612% over the prior year International ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... Calif. , Feb. 23, 2017 ... company focused on the development and commercialization of ... pain, announced that it will release fourth quarter ... Thursday, March 2nd, 2017. AcelRx management will host ... Time (1:30 p.m. Pacific Time) on March 2 ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... , Feb 23, 2017 ... Research and Markets has announced the ... Industry Forecast to 2025" report to their offering. ... of around 1.8% over the next decade to reach approximately $12.8 billion ... estimates and forecasts for all the given segments on global as well ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: