Julie Moore and her colleagues at the University of Georgia have determined that oxidative stress plays a role in the poor pregnancy outcomes that occur during placental malaria. Furthermore, they have identified the antioxidant tempol (TPL) as a potential therapeutic treatment.
Sumiti Vinayak, an assistant research scientist in Boris Striepen’s laboratory, has been awarded a Grand Challenges Explorations Grant to develop a tool to study the function of essential genes in Cryptosporidium.
Thirteen undergraduates from CTEGD labs will present their research at the annual Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities Symposium on Monday, April 3 and Tuesday, April 4 at The Classic Center.
Rob Stein is NPR’s health correspondent and senior editor and has been reporting on global infectious diseases since the early day of the AIDS pandemic. Stein will discuss his journey during his talk, “From AIDS to Zika: The View from the NPR Science Desk” on Tuesday.