Malaria breakthrough. A collaboration between ISS, IRBM and CNR has led to the discovery of new molecules blocking the transmission of the parasite.

June 8th 2022, Rome Italy: The Istituto Superiore di Sanità, IRBM and CNR today announced collaborative research published in the journal Communications Biology (doi: 10.1038/s42003-022-03510-w) that identified new molecules which block the transmission of the malaria parasite from an infected person to the mosquito, the first step in developing new drugs to eliminate this major infectious disease.

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