New Discovery Paves Way for Next-Generation Malaria Vaccine

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In an unprecedented first, scientists at Seattle Children’s Research Institute have developed a genetically attenuated parasite (GAP) that arrests late in the liver stage of human malaria. Their findings published in JCI Insight pave the way for a novel, next-generation GAP vaccine against Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite that causes the deadliest form of malaria in humans.

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Original Article Source Credits: Seattle Children's , https://pulse.seattlechildrens.org/

Article Written By :  LINDSAY KURS

Original Article Posted on : JUNE 16, 2020

Link to Original Article:  https://pulse.seattlechildrens.org/new-discovery-paves-way-for-next-generation-malaria-vaccine/

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