Journal article

Targets of complement-fixing antibodies in protective immunity against malaria in children

Linda Reiling, Michelle J Boyle, Michael T White, Danny W Wilson, Gaoqian Feng, Rupert Weaver, D Herbert Opi, Kristina EM Persson, Jack S Richards, Peter M Siba, Freya JI Fowkes, Eizo Takashima, Takafumi Tsuboi, Ivo Mueller, James G Beeson

Nature Communications | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2019

Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia


Awarded by International Centers for Excellence in Malaria Research of the National Institutes of Health


Awarded by JSPS KAKENHI in Japan


Awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ALLERGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES


Funding Acknowledgements

RBC and human serum used for parasite culture and naive controls were provided by the Australian Red Cross Blood bank (Melbourne). We thank all participants and parents/guardians involved in the clinical studies, and the staff of the Papua New Guinea Institute for Medical Research. We thank Janine Stubbs for providing the LALA-mutant MAb. Funding was provided by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (Program grant [1092789] and senior research fellowship [1077636] to J.G.B., senior research fellowship to I.M., Early Career Fellowship to M.J.B.), the International Centers for Excellence in Malaria Research (Asia-Pacific [5U19AI129392]) of the National Institutes of Health (I.M., G.B., M.T.W.), and JSPS KAKENHI(JP26253026) in Japan (T.T.). L.R., M.J.B., L.K., G.F., D.H.O., I.M. and J.G.B. are members of the NHMRC Australian Centre for Research Excellence in Malaria Elimination. The Burnet Institute acknowledges support of the NHMRC Independent Research Institutes Support Scheme and Operational Infrastructure Support of the Victorian State Government.