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Peter Agre and the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute

Research Looks for Innovative Ways to Prevent this Deadly Disease
Posted August 20, 2013

Nobel Laureate Peter Agre spearheads the efforts to fight malaria.

Perhaps half of all people who have ever lived have died from malaria – this is a staggering quote from Peter Agre, MD, Med '74, a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, a Nobel laureate, and the director of the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute. In this short video, learn how this Bloomberg School of Public Health institute began with support from the Hon. Michael R. Bloomberg, Engr '64, and hear about the institute’s study of the biology of malaria: from the Plasmodium parasite to the mosquito to the transmission of the disease.