Group 6 Copy 180
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    An estimated 6 – 7 million people in Latin America and 300,000 U.S. citizens are infected with the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi that results in Chagas’ disease, a neglected tropical disease (NTD). Principally spread by the kissing bug (cover image), there exists an urgent need for development of new therapeutics to replace the outdated clinically used drugs, benznidazole and nifurtimox. Our research focuses on the discovery of novel antichagasic compounds for improved medicine.

    Recent Lab Notes From This Project

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Manuka Honey: A New Tool in the Battle Against Antibiotic Resistance?

    Since settlers brought honeybees to New Zealand, inhabitants have utilized honey produced from the native Manuka...

    How do cataracts form and how can they be prevented?

    Cataract is the leading cause of blindness worldwide. The lens in our eye is important for focusing images sharply...

    Can Data Management Tools Improve Research Efficiency and Reproducibility?

    Scientists are generating data at unprecedented rates, but our data management methods have yet to evolve accordingly...

    Backer Badge Funded

    A medicine project funded by 19 people