View an illustration about the life cycle of the malaria parasite.
NIAID is the lead agency in the U.S. federal government supporting malaria research and development. The Institute has a longstanding commitment to malaria research to support the goals of reducing morbidity and mortality from malaria and ultimately eradicating the disease.
To accomplish these goals, NIAID focuses on
In 2010, NIAID established the International Centers of Excellence in Malaria Research, a global network of independent research centers in malaria-endemic settings.
Last Updated July 23, 2010