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Potent Antimalarial Compound
THE CHALLENGE Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitos and is a significant world health problem. The disease kills 430,000 people per year and sickens over 2,000,000. The development of a successful malaria vaccine is still decades away, and malaria...
Published: 4/13/2021   |   Inventor(s): Paul Carlier, Max Totrov, Maria Cassera
Category(s): Medical, Biomedical
Orally Active Tetracyclic Antimalarial Compound
THE CHALLENGE While current malarial drugs are able to protect against some strains, new malarial drugs are urgently needed to combat drug-resistant malaria infection. Also, current malarial drugs cannot be administered orally, which reduces the potential for safe drug delivery. OUR SOLUTION Dr. Paul Carlier and his team have discovered a structurally...
Published: 3/5/2021   |   Inventor(s): Paul Carlier, Sha Ding, Jopaul Mathew, Kevin Kunz, Max Totrov, Maria Cassera
Category(s): Drug Discovery