Malaria Box Research

Requesting institutions showed a range of interest regarding the field of study, with roughly 70% malaria related and the remainder focusing on the activity of the compounds against neglected tropical diseases and other infectious diseases.

Approximately 60% of the malaria research is focused on identifying new inhibitors for a specific antimalarial target, whereas scientists interrogating the Malaria Box in other disease areas are mainly focusing (about 80%) on phenotypic screens.