Research On Hypnozoites Could Help Eradicate Malaria

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Innovation: Expanding the Fight Against Malaria
Trevor Mundel, president of global health at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, discusses the work of Dennis Kyle, a parasitologist who led a team of researchers to try to understand hypnozoites, sporozoites of P. vivax malaria infection that may linger in the body after treatment and can awaken to cause a renewed bout of the disease (11/13).