The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Malaria hosted the Parliamentary Launch of the Imperial College Network of Excellence in Malaria
On 23rd January 2018 the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Malaria hosted the Parliamentary Launch of the Imperial College Network of Excellence in Malaria. Jeremy Lefroy MP, Chair of the APPG on Malaria, welcomed the team from Imperial College and invited them to discuss their work in the context of UK and International Policy. The team presented snapshots of how work at Imperial College is contributing to Global efforts against malaria, and their vision for how Imperial can combine its unique strengths with those of with partners in the UK and internationally to make an even bigger impact.
Professor Jake Baum: “Addressing the emerging threat of drug-resistant malaria with new therapeutics targeting parasite infection of the mosquito”
Dr Andrew Blagborough: “Anti-Malarial Transmission Blocking Vaccines: Why and How”
Dr Pantelis Georgiou: “Microchip diagnostics for malaria species and resistance detection”
Dr Aubrey Cunnington: “Do we still need research on severe malaria?”
Dr Lucy Okell: “Malaria projections for the future: the case for investment”
Delphine Thizy: “Developing and sharing gene drive technologies for malaria vector control in Africa”