Dr Roberto Amato – Malaria

Scientists have discovered crucial genetic markers in malaria parasites, which will help in the fight against the growing resistance to anti-malarial drugs. Resistance to a key drug has recently emerged in Cambodia, leading to the failure of treatment there. Now researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger institute have made a step forward in understanding how that resistance works. Lead author, Dr Robert Amato, joined Karen Thomas in the studio.

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  1. Thanks Roberto..! great job.!
    Africa and many other countries will be so thankful for your researches

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