May 07, 2015

Discovery of Novel Liver-Stage Antimalarials through Quantum Similarity

The research was performed in a collaboration with Dr. David Sullivan, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and was supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

One of the newly identified compounds, cethromycin, is a drug with an extensive safety profile warranting its exploitation as a new weapon for the current effort of malaria eradication.