Elsevier's Global Malaria Resource

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Malaria Nexus is Elsevier’s Global Malaria Resource: A major hub for scientists working in all aspects of malaria research. The website aims to provide free access to some of the latest research on malaria published in Elsevier’s many journals. Articles are regularly uploaded on the site and made freely available to registered members for a period of 3 months. News items and podcast interviews with key leaders in the field are also frequently posted and available for free to registrants. A host of new areas will soon be introduced, so keep an eye on the new developments of the website!

Latest News

A virtual Special Issue on malaria in anticipation of World Malaria Day
Posted on 17 April 2014

A virtual Special Issue on malaria in anticipation of World Malaria Day

The journal Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease assembles a virtual Special Issue on malaria in anticipation of World Malaria Day 2014.

Other News

Posted on 11 April 2014

A 3D model of the malaria parasite genome

A recent study establishes a 3D model of the genome of Plasmodium falciparum at three different stages in the parasite's life cycle.

Posted on 3 April 2014

Sanaria wins “Best Prophylactic Vaccine” award at the 2014 World Vaccine Congress, Vaccine Industry Excellence Awards

Sanaria recently received the 2014 Vaccine Industry Excellence Award for the "Best Prophylactic Vaccine" at a ceremony held in Washington DC during the 14th World Vaccine Congress.

Posted on 27 March 2014

Tafenoquine when combined with chloroquine prevents against Plasmodium vivax malaria relapse

A study published in a recent issue of The Lancet demonstrates the effectiveness of single-dose tafenoquine plus 3-day chloroquine against Plasmodium vivax relapse.

Posted on 24 March 2014

Origin of human Plasmodium vivax parasite linked to Africa

A recent study published in Nature Communications reveals that all extant human P. vivax parasites are derived from a single ancestor that originated from Africa.

Feature Articles

Posted on 18 April 2014

Drug repurposing and human parasitic protozoan diseases

International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance, Volume 4, Issue 2, August 2014, Pages 95-111
Katherine T. Andrews, Gillian Fisher, Tina S. Skinner-Adams

Posted on 18 April 2014

Natural antisense transcripts in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from patients with complicated malaria

Experimental Parasitology, Volume 141, June 2014, Pages 39-54
Amit Kumar Subudhi, P.A. Boopathi, Shilpi Garg, Sheetal Middha, Jyoti Acharya, Deepak Pakalapati, Vishal Saxena, Mohammed Aiyaz, et al.

Posted on 18 April 2014

Apicoplast acetyl Co-A carboxylase of the human malaria parasite is not targeted by cyclohexanedione herbicides

International Journal for Parasitology, Volume 44, Issue 5, April 2014, Pages 285-289
Christopher D. Goodman, Vanessa Mollard, Theola Louie, Georgina A. Holloway, Keith G. Watson, Geoffrey I. McFadden

Posted on 18 April 2014

Time-of-day specific changes in metabolic detoxification and insecticide resistance in the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae

Journal of Insect Physiology, Volume 64, May 2014, Pages 30-39
Nathaniel J. Balmert, Samuel S.C. Rund, John P. Ghazi, Peng Zhou, Giles E. Duffield

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