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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Design and Optimization of Novel Antimalarial Drugs
Principal Investigator:

Michael K. Riscoe

Location: Portland, OR
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2016 - March 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $82,750
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant) Objectives: To develop drugs for treatment and prevention of multidrug resistant malaria that are safe for use in children and pregnant women and that may be co-formulated with other drugs for prevention and treatment of active infections, for transmission blocking, and to aid in worldwide efforts to eradicate the disease. Introduction: For each of the estimated ≈1 million people killed each year by malaria there are hundreds that are severely sick...

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