Malaria-Zapping Israeli Startup ZzappMalaria Wins IBM Watson AI XPRIZE
ZzappMalaria developed a mobile app and dashboard that helps eliminate malaria, a disease that affects nearly half of the world’s population.
June 24, 2021
Israeli Malaria-Fighting Startup Makes Finals For $5M IBM Watson AI XPRIZE
ZzappMalaria is working to eradicate malaria using an AI-powered app that helps locate hotspots and eliminate the risk.
February 17, 2021
Israel’s Teva To Donate Millions Of Doses Of Potential Coronavirus Drug Treatment
The Israeli pharmaceutical giant says it will send some 6 million tablets of hydroxychloroquine sulfate, an FDA-approved malaria drug, to US hospitals.
March 22, 2020
Israeli Scientists Make Breakthrough Discovery In Malaria Study
Researchers from the Weizmann Institute of Science reveal how the parasites employ a subversive strategy to stay alive in human blood.
January 28, 2018
Israeli Researcher’s Discovery May Pave Way For Malaria Vaccine
Malaria is a deadly disease which kills over a million people worldwide every year. The high death toll is due to the fact that some strains are able to hide their activity from the human immune system. A new discovery at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, however, may be key in defeating this elusive killer.
December 11, 2012
Tobacco Plant Can Produce Anti-Malaria Drug
A genetically engineered form of artemisinin, a natural compound that produces large quantities of the anti-malaria drug - was announced Sunday by the Yissum Research Development Company – the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s technology transfer company.
December 20, 2011