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New research agenda for malaria elimination and eradication
Two Penn State researchers have participated in the formulation of a new updated research agenda for global malaria elimination and eradication.
Researchers aim to eliminate malaria in Southeast Asia
Researchers at Penn State have received more than $1 million in first-year funding from the National Institutes of Health to investigate malaria transmission in Southeast Asia with a goal of working toward the disease's elimination in the region. They will receive up to approximately $9 million over seven years for this project.
Moriah Szpara awarded Priscilla Schaffer Memorial Award
Moriah Szpara, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Penn State, has been awarded the Priscilla Schaffer Memorial Award by the 2017 International Herpesvirus Workshop selection committee.