Dr. Malla Rao
Deputy Branch Chief
Parasitology and International Programs Branch
Principal Investigator: Joseph Vinetz, M.D.
Lead Institution: University of California, San Diego
The overall research aim of this Center is to organize a comprehensive approach to understanding the biological features of Amazonian malaria. The ICEMR focus will be on malaria epidemiology, vector biology and ecology, diagnostics, transmission biology and clinical pathogenesis.
It is anticipated that the lessons learned will contribute to the ultimate goal of global malaria eradication.
Map description: Associated sites in Brazil (Acre) and Peru (Lima, Iquitos, Puerto Maldorado)
Last Updated February 07, 2012
Last Reviewed April 05, 2011