Pillar one

Implementing Innovation for Elimination

Science is the pillar bringing you the latest developments and future directions in malaria research and has the tag line ‘Implementing Innovation for Eradication’.

Pillar co-chairs

Professor Alan Cowman
The Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
Julie Healer
The Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Submissions and invited speakers in the Science pillar are encouraged to contribute to sessions in the following 3 MWC themes:

Malaria Today

  • Current Status of Drug Therapies for Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax
  • Current Status of Vaccines
  • Insecticide Resistance and Vector Control
  • Mapping the Malaria Burden
  • Pathophysiology of Severe Malaria
  • Plasmodium vivax
  • Sexual Stage Biology

Malaria in a Global Health Context

  • Drug Resistance
  • Genomics, Genetics and Malaria
  • Immunity in the Context of Elimination
  • Modelling for Malaria Elimination
  • Vector-borne diseases

Meeting the Challenges of Malaria Eradication

  • Monitoring Malaria Transmission

  • Novel Technologies for Elimination
  • Novel Diagnostics for Malaria
  • Next Generation Drugs
  • Next Generation Vaccines
  • New Horizons in Vector Control