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.


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

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