The ICEMRS are a global network of independent research centers in malaria-endemic settings, established by NIAID to provide the knowledge, tools, and evidence-based strategies crucial to understanding, controlling, and, ultimately, preventing malaria.
ICEMR Research Activities and Accomplishments
Information on ongoing ICEMR research activities and accomplishments from the ICEMRs were published in a special Supplement in October 2022.
International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research (ICEMR): Achievements in the Last Decade, The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.22-0209 (2022).
Main Areas of Focus
Each Center aims to:
- Design and conduct multidisciplinary research on the epidemiology, transmission, and pathogenesis of malaria in its specific region
- Design and conduct special projects to capitalize on new opportunities and emerging public health needs
- Build clinical research capacity and improve malaria control and prevention
- Parasitology and International Programs Branch, Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases