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Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute

Johns Hopkins
Malaria Research Institute

Photo courtesy Jame Gathany
The 2nd Annual Meeting will take place on Friday, November 4, 2016 at Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus, Rockville, MD. Register by October 14. Learn More
About Malaria
The World Health Organization currently estimates that each year malaria causes 300 to 500 million infections and over 1 million deaths. Learn More
World Malaria Day 2016
World Malaria Day symposium presentations from each International Center of Excellence for Malaria Research (ICEMR) are now available on video. Access video
Malaria Institute at Macha
MIAM is a research field station and training center in Zambia addressing transmission, diagnosis, drug evaluation and the treatment of malaria. Learn More
Director: Peter Agre, M.D.
With a life-long interest in global health and a shared Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Peter Agre has focused his research on the role of aquaporins in malaria. Learn More
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Every year malaria afflicts 225 million people with acute disease and kills nearly 800,000.

The Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute’s state-of-the-art facility is the hub for a community of multidisciplinary researchers dedicated to treat, control and eradicate this deadly disease.

Focused on four major areas of research: Entomology, Parasitology, Epidemiology and Immunology, JHMRI boasts experts from around the globe, all working to prevent and cure malaria.