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Infectious and Parasitic Diseases


Professor Andrew MacDonald
04 March 2016

Andrew MacDonald, Professor of Immunology at the Manchester Collaborative Centre for ...

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Hookworm: The Great infection of Mankind, discovery at Malag...
27 April 2015

In 1962, Norman Stoll, the distinguished Rockefeller Institute scientist who helped ...

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Worm therapy: How parasites could help us treat allergic dis...
16 May 2014

Parasitic worms have a reputation for causing disease. So the idea of being deliberat...

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A timeline of the Malaghan Institute's history of innovation...
22 October 2013

This timeline features in the November 2013 issue of our Scope newsletter (Issue 52)....

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Parasitic worms – do they hold the secret to treating allerg...
04 October 2013

On TVNZ ONE News tonight, Professor Graham Le Gros spoke to TVNZ Reporter Renee Graha...

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Going down to the lab to eat worms
26 April 2013

SCOPE 50 Parasitic worms have a reputation for causing disease. So the idea of being ...

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A ‘pain-free’ vaccine for TB
26 September 2012

Nobody likes needles. Especially when ‘the jab’ doesn’t come with an assurance that ...

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Dr Tiffany Bouchery-Smith joins our Parasitology research te...
01 August 2012

Human hookworm infection is currently controlled through frequent use of antihelminth...

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Scope 46 - In the Media: Vaccination
25 October 2011

With the vaccination debate again hitting the headlines with the recent outbreak of m...

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Scope 46 - From the Director
25 October 2011

Every day kiwi families are faced with important decisions relating to their health. ...

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