Malaria Detection Dogs

February 01 2017

Durham University receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for ground-breaking research in global health and development.

Milton Keynes – Durham University has announced that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  Professor Steve Lindsay, the lead investigator will pursue an innovative global health and development research project, titled “Using medical-detection dogs to identify people with malaria parasites.” Durham University will partner with Medical Detection Dogs, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia on this project.

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