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Scientists create new models of tropical eye worm for development of anti-filarial drugs

Scientists create new models of tropical eye worm for development of anti-filarial drugs

Research provides opportunities for biological control of insect-borne pathogens

Research provides opportunities for biological control of insect-borne pathogens

Novel plasmid could hold key to control of mosquito-borne illness

Novel plasmid could hold key to control of mosquito-borne illness

New mobile DNA element in Wolbachia may contribute to improved disease control strategies

New mobile DNA element in Wolbachia may contribute to improved disease control strategies

New anti-Wolbachia drug could potentially treat onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis

New anti-Wolbachia drug could potentially treat onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis

LSTM led partnership receives funding to develop drug for treating two neglected tropical diseases

LSTM led partnership receives funding to develop drug for treating two neglected tropical diseases

New assay using cellphone cameras developed for testing mosquitos, Wolbachia

New assay using cellphone cameras developed for testing mosquitos, Wolbachia

Fruit fly research leads to potential drug for debilitating diseases caused by parasitic worms

Fruit fly research leads to potential drug for debilitating diseases caused by parasitic worms

Mosquito control using special bacteria infected mosquitoes approved by the EPA

Mosquito control using special bacteria infected mosquitoes approved by the EPA

LSTM researchers find new way to reduce treatment for some parasitic diseases

LSTM researchers find new way to reduce treatment for some parasitic diseases

20 million engineered and bacteria charged mosquitoes to be released in California

20 million engineered and bacteria charged mosquitoes to be released in California

IU study may explain how Wolbachia bacterium prevents mosquitoes from transmitting deadly diseases

IU study may explain how Wolbachia bacterium prevents mosquitoes from transmitting deadly diseases

Study shines new light on genetic makeup of river blindness parasite

Study shines new light on genetic makeup of river blindness parasite

Researchers sequence genome of parasitic worm that causes river blindness

Researchers sequence genome of parasitic worm that causes river blindness

Scientists modeling new control mechanism to combat Zika-infecting mosquitoes

Scientists modeling new control mechanism to combat Zika-infecting mosquitoes

Wolbachia bacterium can prevent mosquitoes from transmitting Zika virus

Wolbachia bacterium can prevent mosquitoes from transmitting Zika virus

WHO: International experts agree to advance R&D for Zika medical products

WHO: International experts agree to advance R&D for Zika medical products

Artificial blood technology may help fight disease-transmitting mosquitoes in resource-limited areas

Artificial blood technology may help fight disease-transmitting mosquitoes in resource-limited areas

Vanderbilt researcher awarded $950,000 grant to explore inheritable bacterial infections

Vanderbilt researcher awarded $950,000 grant to explore inheritable bacterial infections

Single genomic change can make beneficial bacteria into pathogenic bacteria

Single genomic change can make beneficial bacteria into pathogenic bacteria