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Center for the Study of Complex Malaria in India

Dr. Jane Carlton
Dr. Jane Carlton, PI for the India ICEMR.

 

Principal Investigator: Jane Carlton, Ph.D.
Lead Institution: Center for Genomics and Systems Biology, Department of Biology, New York University, New York

Project Leads

  • Surya Kant Sharma, National Institute of Malaria Research
  • Jane Carlton, New York University

Collaborating Institutions

  • National Institute of Malaria Research: Headquarters, Dwarka, India; Chennai Field Site, Tamil Nadu, India; Roukela Field Site, Orissa, India; Niadiad Field Site, Gujarat, India
  • Mascon Global Limited (MGL), Gurgaon, India
  • Pennsylvania State University, University Park

Research Areas

The India ICEMR will explore the analysis of mixed-species and mixed-genotype infections generated by the two predominant human malaria species in India, Plasmodium falciparum and P. vivax. The research team will also study how such infections influence disease outcome, vector transmission, and drug resistance.

Regional Impact

Malaria is a significant public health burden in India. The India ICEMR will use cutting-edge genomics technology in an attempt to find better ways to diagnose and treat patients with resistant malaria parasites. 


View Associated sites in India (Rourkela, Orissa; Chennai, Tamil Nadu; Nadiad, Gujarat) in a larger map.

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Last Updated October 21, 2014

Last Reviewed October 21, 2014