All articles related to "Dyann Fergus Wirth":

Multifaceted approach key to eradicating malaria

October 25, 2017 – Throughout the twentieth century, researchers hoped to discover a “magic bullet” to cure malaria. But today experts realize that efforts to curb or eradicate the mosquito-borne disease must be multifaceted, from research to policy…

Free online course focuses on malaria eradication

An eight-part, self-paced online course featuring a multidisciplinary perspective on eradicating malaria—MalariaX: Defeating Malaria from the Genes to the Globe—debuted over the summer on the edX global learning platform. The course focuses on the scientific and technological underpinnings…

Two honored for work in tropical medicine

Deepali Ravel, a doctoral student who conducts malaria research at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, has received a Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH). The award, presented at the…

Flaminia Catteruccia wins prestigious Faculty Scholar award

Grant recognizes outstanding early-career scientists who are pioneering new approaches to global health problems For immediate release, Thursday, September 22, 2016 Flaminia Catteruccia Boston, MA ─ Infectious disease researcher Flaminia Catteruccia from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public…

Mosquito maven

Infectious disease researcher Flaminia Catteruccia is searching for novel ways to control mosquitoes that rely less on brute force and more on a deep knowledge of the organism’s biology September 23, 2016 – Mosquitoes have threatened human health…

Defending the ‘wonder drugs’

Antibiotics were once lauded for their impressive abilities to fight infection. Now, in an era of rampant antibiotic resistance, Harvard Chan researcher Yonatan Grad is pioneering new ways to track and control the spread of infectious disease —…

Student recognized for genetic research on malaria

June 16, 2016 -- As an undergraduate working in malaria researcher Dyann Wirth’s lab at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Caleb Irvine was curious why malaria transmission was on the uptick in the Thiès region of…

Dyann Wirth to discuss malaria in reddit ‘AMA’

Dyann Wirth, Chair of the Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health and Director of the Harvard Malaria Initiative, will discuss malaria and malaria eradication efforts during a reddit “AMA (Ask…