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Derbyshire Lab Targets Malaria Parasite in the Liver

The Derbyshire Lab is attempting to target the Malaria-causing parasite, Plasmodium, in the liver before it can reach the red blood cells.  In their recent PLOS Pathogen publication, available here, Derbyshire lab members use an inhibitor to curtail the parasite’s ability to reproduce inside the liver. Read more about their study in the Duke Today highlight!