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Malaria immunology and pathogenesis

Infectious disease immunology

Main research areas

Naturally acquired immunity to Plasmodium falciparum immunity, in particular the role of parasite antigens on the surface of infected erythrocytes in protective immunity and parasite evasion of immune responses.

Current research

The role of IgM and alpha2-macroglobulin in adhesiveness of P. falciparum-infected erythrocytes.

P. falciparum evasion of complement attack on infected erythrocytes.

The role of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in endemic Burkitt's lymphoma.

Naturally acquired immunity to P. falciparum erythrocyte invasion receptors. 

Potential conflicts of interest


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