Malaria Press Release
|11/11/2016 - 10:54||
Francis Crick Institute opens
HSBC is supporting a new, state-of-the art biomedical research facility that opened in London this month.
|11/11/2016 - 05:50||
Cracking the code for dormant bacteria
Four nucleotides, abbreviated A, C, G, and T, spell out DNA sequences that code for all of the proteins cells need. MIT researchers have now discovered another layer of control, mediated by transfer RNA, that helps cells to rapidly divert resources in emergency situations.
|11/10/2016 - 18:18||
Evotec and Oxford create novel Partnership called 'LAB282'
LAB282 is a joint effort by Oxford University, Oxford University Innovation Ltd, Oxford Sciences Innovation and Evotec to select and accelerate early-stage projects out of Oxford University with ₤ 13 m (over EUR 14 m) translational discovery fund.
|11/10/2016 - 14:17||
The Medicines Patent Pool Announces First World Health Organization Prequalification Submissions for Generic Dolutegravir
Geneva, 10 November 2016 — The Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) announced today that two of its generic manufacturing partners are the first companies to apply for prequalification of generic dolutegravir (DTG), a new antiretroviral that the MPP licensed from ViiV Healthcare in 2014. Cipla and Mylan have applied to WHO for prequalification of generic versions of the 50 mg tablet of DTG, a necessary step in allowing international procurers such as the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, UNICEF and UNITAID to purchase and distribute the treatment in developing countries.
|11/10/2016 - 13:43||
PATH announces agreement with BD to advance new diagnostic technologies to support malaria elimination
Kate Davidson, Media Relations: 206.302.4637; firstname.lastname@example.orgSeattle, WA and Franklin Lakes, NJ, November 10, 2016 — PATH and our partner GSK will collaborate with Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) to develop a new rapid diagnostic test to support clinical care of malaria patients.
|11/09/2016 - 06:32||
Niger: Sharp increase in malaria cases in recent months
The distribution of malaria prophylaxis aims to protect children from the disease during the months of higher prevalence.
|11/07/2016 - 10:53||
NIH orders High Throughput Screening for Zika
Working with assays in Sourthern Research’s High Throughput Screening lab.
|11/07/2016 - 02:56||
Pregnant women must be able to access the right care at the right time, says WHO
WHO has issued a new series of recommendations to improve quality of antenatal care in order to reduce the risk of stillbirths and pregnancy complications and give women a positive pregnancy experience.
|11/04/2016 - 22:24||
Carter Center Celebrates Assisting 500 Million Doses against Diseases in 14 Countries
GIDAN GIMBA, NIGERIA — The health programs of The Carter Center have surpassed a major milestone: The organization on Nov.
|11/03/2016 - 09:30||
Noted parasitologist Dennis Kyle named GRA Eminent Scholar at UGA
Athens, Ga. — Dennis Kyle, one of the nation's leading infectious disease researchers, will join the University of Georgia faculty as its newest Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar.
|11/01/2016 - 11:01||
Getting Ahead of Infectious Disease Outbreaks
The European Union is a hot spot for emerging communicable diseases, and epidemics are usually well underway before they are recognized by traditional epidemiological surveillance. In an effort to identify problems earlier, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has developed modeling tools that predict the conditions and locations at greatest risk for outbreaks.
|11/01/2016 - 01:19||
Five ANU academics receive NHMRC Fellowships
Five ANU academics have been recognised by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) with more than $2.6 million in funding for Research Fellowships and Early Career Fellowships.
|10/28/2016 - 14:36||
Procedure feared to suck brain from skull safe for malaria patients
A Michigan State University researcher is challenging a widely held African belief that a spinal tap, a procedure safely used to treat other diseases, could suck the brain from the base of the skull and cause death in malaria patients.
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|10/27/2016 - 10:32||
Potential Target for Treating Severe Malaria Identified
Activating a signaling system in blood vessels may have protective benefits for vascular diseases, from malaria to glaucoma to diabetic kidney disease.
|10/25/2016 - 02:07||
New Infectious Disease Subsidiary to Apply Heats Proprietary Platform Technology to Zika Virus and Other Infectious Diseases
DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 25, 2016 ( ) -- Heat Biologics, Inc.
|10/24/2016 - 21:06||
STEPHEN CURRY TO CONTINUE THREE FOR THREE CHALLENGE BENEFITTING NOTHING BUT NETS DURING 2016-17 SEASON
For the fifth consecutive year, Warriors Guard and reigning MVP Stephen Curry will continue his Three For Three Challenge during the 2016-17 season by donating three life-saving bed nets to the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign for each three-pointer he makes this season, the team announced today. For the third consecutive season, the Warriors will also match Curry’s donation to protect thousands of children and families from malaria, a deadly, yet preventable and treatable disease.
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|10/24/2016 - 14:35||
Driving mosquito evolution to fight malaria
One of the frustrations of fighting malaria is that mosquitoes evolve resistance to the insecticides used to kill them.
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|10/24/2016 - 13:59||
Uganda partnership celebrates 10 years
Harriet Mayanja-Kizza and Tracy Rabin are co-directors of a partnership designed to improve patient care.
|10/21/2016 - 12:01||
Amid Phenomenal Resilience, MSF Able to Close Projects for Ebola Survivors in West Africa
Outside the MSF health facility in Nongo, Conakry, Guinea.
|10/21/2016 - 05:52||
West Africa: MSF closes final Ebola projects for survivors
Nubia and her half brother, M'Bemba, with Dr Daouda Berete on their way to be transferred from the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) team to the National Healthcare System following the closure of the MSF Nongo project. They will be followed by MSF until they are two years old.
|10/21/2016 - 03:39||
Haiti: Crisis Info 1 - Hurricane Matthew, October 2016
MSF nurse Cassandre Saint-Hubert treats a patient at a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) mobile clinic in the village of Nan Sevre, in the mountains north of Port-à-Piment.
|10/20/2016 - 09:17||
Health research receives 7.5 million funding boost
Innovative medical research led by the University of Bristol has been given a £7.5 million boost thanks to fresh funding from the Wellcome Trust.
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|10/19/2016 - 16:23||
Foundation for the National Institutes of Health Celebrates 20 Years of Outstanding Partnerships to Advance Biomedical Research with Inaugural Charles A. Sanders, M.D., Partnership Award
BETHESDA, MD, October 19, 2016 — The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) has selected two longstanding, private-sector partners — Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Pfizer — as recipients of the inaugural Charles A. Sanders, M.D., Partnership Award. Honoring 20 years of advancing biomedical research under the leadership of former Chairman of the Board Charles A. Sanders, M.D., the award recognizes persons and/or organizations that have made significant contributions to the FNIH’s work to build, implement and nurture private-public partnerships in support of the mission of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
|10/17/2016 - 07:56||
USAID Funds Partnership between Mount Sinais Arnhold Institute for Global Health and Dimagi to Identify and Forecast Zika Cold Spots Before They Become Hot Spots
October 17, 2016 /Press Release/ –– The Arnhold Institute for Global Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, software company Dimagi, and Guatemalan NGO TulaSalud announced today that their partnership to locate and assess vulnerable areas in Guatemala to determine their level of risk for a Zika epidemic is being funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The funding is part of the Combating Zika and Future Threats Grand Challenge, a $30 million challenge that called upon the global innovator community to generate cutting-edge approaches to fight the current Zika outbreak and to help strengthen the world’s ability to prevent, detect, and respond to future infectious disease outbreaks.
|10/13/2016 - 22:00||
Nothing But Nets Celebrates Appointment of Antonio Guterres as Next United Nations Secretary-General
Yesterday, the United Nations General Assembly, on the recommendation of the UN Security Council, appointed António Guterres to succeed current UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon starting on January 1, 2017.
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