How 3D brain vessels-on-chip can contribute to cerebral malaria research
Inspired by the battle our scientists wage against deadly disease-causing pathogens, we have developed a series of posters to capture the spirit of this battle of “Human vs. Pathogen”.
Zika, Ebola, H1N1 - How worried about infectious diseases should we really be?
The risk of a child dying before their first birthday is highest in Africa.
Can the same technology used to power learning in our smart phones also be applied to combat infectious disease?
For those of us who spend our days and nights in the pursuit of the next drug or vaccine that will contribute to wiping out a global disease, we take inspiration anywhere we can get it.
Researcher Will Betz was completing fieldwork in Papua New Guinea in the early 2000s when he contracted malaria.
If you were given $32 Billion to spend on biomedical research with the goal to make the world a healthier place, where would you start?
The answer might surprise you.
Each high-resolution image is a work of art, but also a clue to help our researchers understand more about the science of some of the world's deadliest diseases.
Malaria is one of the most severe public health problems worldwide, and a leading cause of death and disease in many developing countries.
On World Malaria Day, Principal Investigator Alexis Kaushansky who researches malaria, participated in a live Reddit AskScience AMA series. Below is an excerpt of the live Q&A.
This colossal danger buzzes around us disguised as a tiny nuisance. So, why are mosquitoes so attracted to us? Why are humans their meal of choice?
It is estimated that dengue fever causes over 100 million cases of the virus worldwide each year.
The scientists at the Center for Infectious Disease Research come to work each day determined to impact and eradicate global infectious diseases. 2015 was a year of monumental advancement.
Photographer Keith Walters documented the stories of people and families devastated by the impact of infectious diseases. These are just a few of their stories.
Tragically, the impact and devastation of HIV/AIDS goes far beyond the 33 million lives lost.
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