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Impactful malaria science, and the trailblazers leading the fight. A podcast from the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute.

Jul 26, 2022

Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena and Joel Vega-Rodriguez unlock part of the mystery of how the malaria parasite moves in the mosquito.

We explore the long history of this story - and it involves glow-in-the-dark mosquitoes.

Jul 8, 2022

Researchers at Johns Hopkins and NIH genetically engineered malaria-carrying mosquitoes to block malaria infection in the human skin.


Without mosquitoes, malaria can't be transmitted. To establish infection, the malaria parasite must move in the human skin to find a blood vessel.

It’s able to move by...