Monday, 11 October 2010

Malaria progress at King's Buildings

Scientists at the School of Biological Sciences at Edinburgh University believe they have isolated a gene in the malaria parasite which may give it resistance to some anti-malarial drugs.

In turn this may lead to the development of medicine which is more effective.  The research was announced in a press release yesterday from Dr Paul Hunt at Edinburgh University.  Additional details here.

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