CIDVR’s Le Roch leads research to develop novel therapeutic strategies to combat malaria

An international research team led by scientists at the University of California, Riverside and the La Jolla Institute for Immunology has found that malaria parasite genomes are shaped by parasite-specific gene families, and that this genome organization strongly correlates with the parasite’s virulence.

Study results appear in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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