Plasmodium infections are responsible the infectious disease malaria, which continues to ravage tropical regions around the world. The laboratory of Nathan W. Schmidt, PhD, investigates the host immune response to Plasmodium and how gut microbiota impact the severity of malaria. The goal of this research is to develop approaches to prevent severe malaria-related fatalities.
Dr. Schmidt conducts his research within the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research and the Ryan White Center for Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Global Health.
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