Pathogenesis (Southwest Pacific ICEMR)

Pathogenesis (Southwest Pacific ICEMR)


1. To better understand what immune biomarkers signify naturally acquired immunity, and how measures of cellular and humoral immunity evolve differentially according to age in populations.

2. To examine of the role of malaria transmission on naturally acquired immunity, and how reduction of malaria transmission by universal deployment of LLINs and ACT will affect naturally acquired immunity and its duration.

PI Institution(s)

Principal Investigator (PI)

Funding source(s)


Key facts

  • Dates
    Jul 2010 to Jun 2016
    Funding amount
    Funding information
    The end date of this project is in June 2017.
    • Papua New Guinea
    • Solomon Islands
    • Vanuatu

MESA tags

  • Methodology
    Basic science
    Immune correlates of protection, Impact of interventions, Measurement of transmission