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Prawns vs. snail: a natural solution to disease

picture of snail and prawns on a hand
Jul 21 2016

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Research, Faculty, Staff

A new study upends the status quo to combatting schistosomiasis, which affects 250 million people worldwide. Research led by Biology Professor Guilio De Leo  suggests that the spread of the parasitic disease is curbed more effectively with ecological intervention than drug treatment alone. Susanne Sokolow, a research associate in the De Leo lab, is the lead author of the study.