malaria

Research across borders

A global exchange program between U of U Health and University Yaounde I in Cameroon benefits science and scientists on both sides of the world.


Cells infected with the malaria parasite appear darker and misshapen in a field of healthy cells under a microscope.

Discovery paves path forward in the fight against the deadliest form of malaria

Scientists have identified how cerebral malaria, a deadly form of the tropical disease, develops and have defined a potential drug target toward alleviating this condition for which few targeted treatments are available.