Journal article

Opsonic phagocytosis of Plasmodium falciparum merozoites: mechanism in human immunity and a correlate of protection against malaria

Faith HA Osier, Gaoqian Feng, Michelle J Boyle, Christine Langer, Jingling Zhou, Jack S Richards, Fiona J McCallum, Linda Reiling, Anthony Jaworowski, Robin F Anders, Kevin Marsh, James G Beeson

BMC Medicine | BIOMED CENTRAL LTD | Published : 2014


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia

Awarded by Early Career Fellowship

Awarded by Wellcome Trust, UK

Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

Thanks to all participants in the study, and Moses Mosobo, Brett Lowe, Tabitha Mwangi, and staff at the Kenya Medical Research Institute for technical assistance. This paper is submitted with the permission of the director of KEMRI. This work was supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia through a Program grant and Senior Research Fellowship to JGB (grant numbers 637406, 637315), an Early Career Fellowship to JSR (grant number 1037722) and an Infrastructure for Research Institutes Support Scheme Grant; the Wellcome Trust, UK, through an Intermediate Level Fellowship to FHAO (grant number 089833); the Australian Research Council through a Future Fellowship Award to JGB (grant number FT0992317), an Australian Postgraduate Award to MJB, and the Victorian State Government Operational Infrastructure Support grant.