2017 Northern Territory Award Winner

Dr Matthew Grigg

Menzies School of Health Research Malaria Plasmodium knowlesi is a monkey malaria parasite that increasingly infects humans throughout Southeast Asia, and can cause severe disease and death. In the first ever trial for the treatment of non-severe knowlesi malaria, Dr Grigg showed that an antimalarial drug called artemisinin-combination therapy (ACT) worked better than chloroquine. People…

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