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Long-Acting Insect Repellents for Prevention of Malaria

Rosemarie Hartman and Seth Rose of Arizona State University in the U.S. will develop and test novel skin-binding insect repellents that slowly release the repellent over a period of weeks. The reduced need for repeated application could increase usage to provide sustained protection against mosquitoes that transmit malaria.

More information about Create New Ways to Protect Against Infectious Disease (Round 5)

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is part of the Grand Challenges partnership network. Visit www.grandchallenges.org to view the map of awarded grants across this network and grant opportunities from partners.