About The Author

Weijian is a researach scientist at Nanyang Technological University and recipient of the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Gold medal, with over 6 years of experience in molecular biology and NK cell immunology. Weijian has 2 years of industrial R&D, developing enzymes for green revolution of industrial processes, as well as over 5 years of experience in immunology and infectious disease. He has discovered drugs for immunotherapy of infectious disease and published 5 internationally peer-reviewed papers on Natural Killer Cells, Malaria, Dengue and microfluidics

Improving Natural Killer Cells’ Ability To Fight Malaria

Malaria is caused by mosquito-borne parasites of the genus Plasmodium, which affects over 216 million people worldwide. It is still a huge problem in developing countries because there is no good vaccine for malaria, and antimalarial drugs are losing their efficacy with drug resistance on the rise, especially in Africa and South-east Asia. In 2017