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Malaria is historically an important research focus of MORU, and results from close collaboration between many MORU departments. We have a dedicated laboratory for malaria research as well as a laboratory for molecular malariology. Clinical studies are performed in a wide network of clinical trial sites in Asia and Africa.

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MORU Research Physician Katherine Plewes examines a severe malaria patient in Bangladesh. The pathobiology, treatment and management of severe malaria is an important research topic for MORU.

The MORU Tropical Health Network’s main malaria research topics include:

  • Approaches to malaria elimination
  • The genetics, biology and epidemiology of antimalarial drug resistance
  • The treatment of multidrug resistant falciparum malaria
  • Pathobiology, treatment and management of severe falciparum malaria
  • Radical treatment of vivax malaria
  • Development of a Plasmodium vivax Controlled Human Infection Models