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Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute

Johns Hopkins
Malaria Research Institute

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About Malaria
The World Health Organization currently estimates that each year malaria causes 300 to 500 million infections and over 1 million deaths. Learn More
Malaria Institute at Macha
MIAM is a research field station and training center in Zambia addressing transmission, diagnosis, drug evaluation and the treatment of malaria. Learn More
Director: Peter Agre, M.D.
With a life-long interest in global health and a shared Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Peter Agre has focused his research on the role of aquaporins in malaria. Learn More
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Every year malaria afflicts 225 million people with acute disease and kills nearly 800,000.

The Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute’s state-of-the-art facility is the hub for a community of multidisciplinary researchers dedicated to treat, control and eradicate this deadly disease.

Focused on four major areas of research: Entomology, Parasitology, Epidemiology and Immunology, JHMRI boasts experts from around the globe, all working to prevent and cure malaria.