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Infectious and Parasitic Diseases


Study show gut worms protect against development of allergic...
07 July 2020

Can gut worms protect you from inflammatory diseases? Scientists have long suspected...

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Malaghan vaccine used in development of novel malaria treatm...
01 July 2020

How the immune system could be used to target the malaria-causing parasite plasmodium...

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Government investment in national COVID-19 vaccine strategy ...
26 May 2020

The Government’s investment in a national COVID-19 vaccine programme is the shot in t...

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Kiwis could hold the clue to COVID-19
15 April 2020

Kiwis involved in two ESR-led influenza studies are stepping up as part of the global...

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New clues offered up on how hookworms evade the immune syste...
20 February 2020

Based at Monash University in Melbourne, Professor Nicola Harris and Dr Tiffany Bouch...

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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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