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Research finds some gut bacteria resist malaria parasite
February 17, 2016

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

Nicolas-VillarinoPULLMAN, Wash. – Microorganisms living in a person’s gut play a key role in how that individual may be affected by the malaria parasite, according to studies led by a Washington State University researcher.

Cattle killer: two parasites are better than one
March 23, 2015

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PULLMAN, WASH. – When calves are infected by two parasite species at the same time, one parasite renders the other far less deadly, according to a new study published in the journal of Science Advances.

Researcher finds potential new use for old drugs
November 12, 2013

By Lorraine Nelson, College of Pharmacy

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PULLMAN, Wash. – A class of drugs used to treat parasitic infections such as malaria may also be useful in treating cancers and immune-related diseases, a new WSU-led study has found.