The new weapon against malaria’s drug resistance
Malaria parasites have now developed resistance to seven drugs; but promising new drug targets have been identified in a new University of Melbourne-led study.
Killing the malaria parasite by blocking its recycling system
A new drug candidate stops the malaria parasite breaking down waste, resulting in a fatal ‘molecular constipation', finds University of Melbourne-led study.
Using chemotherapy to fight malaria
Researchers at the University of Melbourne's Bio21 Institute have discovered chemotherapy can help overcome growing resistance to the antimalarial artemisinin.
Women in research rewarded for taking a risk
Bio21 Institute women have a positive, but realistic message for young women entering research careers: Stay positive. Take a risk ... it’s worth it!
The new battlefront in malaria research
An international research team is working to combat emerging resistance to antimalarials, within a limited timeline and budget.