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

Oct 23, 2023

Drug efficacy studies are revealing the spatial distribution of mutations causing artemisinin resistance - and it all starts with a drop of blood.

In this podcast, we ask:

  • What is artemisinin resistance?
  • What are some of the key molecular markers underpinning it?
  • How can we overcome it?

With Didier Ménard, Director...

Oct 9, 2023

Researchers examine the rise of artemisinin drug resistance in Eritrea - and search for its genetic basis.


Artemisinin – a key antimalarial drug – and other drugs derived from it, are fast losing their effectiveness across South East Asia and increasingly in Africa, too. To investigate this, researchers...