Viral communications hacking boosts Leishmania infections

Published: 7Feb2019

New research from McGill University has found that a virus infecting the Leishmania parasite spreads by exploiting a mechanism used for cell-to-cell communication, a discovery that could pave the...

Host determinants in the outcome of antileishmanial treatment: defining the basis for optimized therapeutics


The Institute of Parasitology invites you to a special seminar by Dr. Maria Adelaida Gómez, Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Médicas, Colombia....

Meeting a microbe in the morning or in the evening: is it all the same?

Published: 8Sep2017

Does the time of day matter when our body is infected by a parasite? According to new research from McGill University, it matters a great deal.

Tattooing drugs to fight a skin disease

Published: 6Feb2015

Tattooing drugs is an experimental method developped by Dr Martin Olivier's team to cure a specific skin disease.

How parasites take a bigger bite

Published: 23Oct2015

Discovery explains how Leishmania parasite boosts its infection

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