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Flow cytometry in neglected tropical diseases – a focus on leishmaniasis

10 September 2020 | By

The World Health Organization (WHO) identifies leishmaniasis as a neglected tropical disease for which new treatments are vitally needed. Leishmaniasis primarily affects people in South America, East Africa and Asia, especially those weakened by malnutrition and poverty. To help those with this disfiguring and potentially life-threatening parasitic disease, the European…


Killing three deadly diseases with one compound

9 August 2016 | By Niamh Louise Marriott, Digital Content Producer

Three diseases; Chagas disease, leishmaniasis and sleeping sickness, all caused by parasites called ‘kinetoplastids, all sharing similar biology and genetics, leading scientists to investigate the possibility of a single chemical to destroy all three...