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

May 21, 2024

A poorly studied malaria protein could serve as a key drug target to help combat the growing problem of resistance.

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A poorly studied malaria protein – Plasmodium falciparum histone deacetylase 1 – could serve as a key drug target to help combat the growing problem of resistance. The protein helps regulate...


Apr 23, 2024

How sickle cell disease can be a blessing and a curse. And why we need equity in genomic research and to diversify the genomes we sequence.

With Ambroise Wonkam (Johns Hopkins University).

About The Podcast

The Johns Hopkins Malaria Minute is produced by the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute to highlight...


Apr 9, 2024

Malaria is one of humanity’s oldest diseases – and one with which we have evolved.

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Malaria is one of humanity’s oldest diseases – and one with which we have evolved. Over time, it’s put selective pressure on our genome to respond better to its infection. Sickle cell disease is one example. It causes...


Mar 26, 2024

On the steps of Capitol Hill, we meet the scientists bringing their scientific battle against malaria into the world of political advocacy. They join a 100+ group of advocates lobbying their members of Congress to fund critical interventions against malaria – becoming ‘malaria champions’ as well.

We ask:

  • Why...


Mar 11, 2024

Malaria champions from 43 states gather in Washington D.C. to lobby their members of Congress about malaria.

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The malaria community is diverse. Some work on the parasites, others the mosquito. Others still focus on public health. The battle is being waged on the bench and the field. But there's another...