The Netherlands is specialising in working towards a vaccine against one specific stage in the malaria parasite’s complex life cycle. We discuss the issues and discoveries and drop in on a unique breeding facility where thousands of mosquitoes are produced each week.
– Dr. Andy Waters: Reader, Leiden Malaria Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Centre, the Netherlands.
– Dr. Robert Sauerwein, Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology, University Medical Centre St. Radbout, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
– Dr. Wienand Eling, Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology, Co-oordinator of experimental malaria research, University Medical Centre St. Radbout, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
– Dr. Alan Thomas, Head of the Department of Parasitology, Biomedical Primate Research Centre, Rijswijk, the Netherlands.
Producer: Laura Durnford