Margaret A. Phillips, Ph.D. holds the Beatrice and Miguel Elias Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Science and the Carolyn R. Bacon Professorship in Medical Science and Education, at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, where she works on malaria drug discovery. She previously served on the Expert Scientific Advisory Board of Medicines for Malaria Venture. She serves on various NIH panels. She has received funding for her research from both organizations.
Drugs for Malaria: Need to Overcome Resistance to Artemisinins and Eliminate All Stages of Parasites in a Wide Range of Transmission and Disease Settings
In their second post honoring World Malaria Day, Kasturi Haldar, Editor-in-Chief of PLOS Pathogens, and Margaret Phillips comment on the challenges for drug development and the path to malaria control, elimination and eradication. For additional