Visiting Scholars and Scientists

Regina Rabinovich

Scholar in Residence

Immunology and Infectious Diseases



Can repurposing the drug ivermectin help control malaria?

Researchers are increasingly intrigued by the prospect of using ivermectin, a drug normally used to treat parasitic worms, as a way of controlling mosquito populations to drive down malaria rates, according to news reports. Regina Rabinovich, ExxonMobil Malaria…

Repurposing an existing drug may help control malaria 

Children who received multiple doses of the wormicide ivermectin, which is known to kill mosquitoes, had significantly lower rates of malaria infection compared with children who received a single dose of the medication, according to new research published…

New drug approved for malaria treatment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug aimed at a particular type of malaria that accounts for about 8.5 million infections per year—roughly 15-20% of all malaria cases around the world. The new drug,…