Molecular, Spatial, and Temporal Tracking of Parasites: A Potential Strategy for Malaria Elimination

Investigator: Michelle Hsiang, MD
Sponsor: Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

Location(s): Tanzania; Swaziland; China


Utilizing a series of microsatellites, short DNA repeats, to track individual parasites in two regions close to malaria elimination. This approach will provide insight into parasite transmission networks and help to guide future malaria eradication efforts.