Could a vaccine one day protect us from malaria?

Published October 17, 2018

An article on World Economic Forum reports on research by Jonathan Lovell, associate professor of biomedical engineering, that could boost the efficacy of malarial transmission-blocking vaccines to help reduce the spread of the disease that kills more than 400,000 people annually.

“Malaria is a huge global problem. This approach — using a transmission-blocking vaccine — could be part of a suite of tools that we use to tackle the disease,” he said.

Read the story here.

The Department of Biomedical Engineering is a joint program of the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.