Molecular Engineering of Erythrotropic Bacteria for Treatment and Prevention of Human Malaria

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Investigator: Joseph L. Derisi, PhD
Sponsor: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Location(s): United States

Description

Joseph DeRisi of the University of California at San Francisco proposes to engineer naturally occurring erythrotropic bacteria to target malaria infected red blood cells to serve as a potential prophylactic and treatment for malaria in humans.