Francisca Mutapi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Screening trematodes for novel intervention targets: a proteomic and immunological comparison of Schistosoma haematobium, Schistosoma bovis and Echinostoma caproni
    Melissa Higón
    Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, King s Buildings, West Mains Rd, Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, UK
    Parasitology 138:1607-19. 2011
  2. pmc Proportions of CD4+ memory T cells are altered in individuals chronically infected with Schistosoma haematobium
    Norman Nausch
    Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, School of Biological Sciences, Ashworth Laboratories, King s Buildings, University of Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Sci Rep 2:472. 2012
  3. pmc Infection and treatment immunizations for successful parasite vaccines
    Francisca Mutapi
    Institute for Immunology and Infection Research, Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, UK
    Trends Parasitol 29:135-41. 2013

Collaborators

  • Norman Nausch
  • Melissa Higón
  • Olivier Lantz
  • Laura J Appleby
  • Francois Trottein
  • Takafira Mduluza
  • Nicholas Midzi
  • Nadine Rujeni
  • Claire D Bourke
  • Oreto Antúnez
  • Graeme Cowan
  • Rafael Toledo
  • Richard Burchmore
  • David Cavanagh
  • J Russell Stothard
  • Antonio Marcilla
  • Ana Oleaga

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc Screening trematodes for novel intervention targets: a proteomic and immunological comparison of Schistosoma haematobium, Schistosoma bovis and Echinostoma caproni
    Melissa Higón
    Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, King s Buildings, West Mains Rd, Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, UK
    Parasitology 138:1607-19. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, this approach helps to identify novel intervention targets which could be used as broad-spectrum candidates for future use in human and veterinary vaccines...
  2. pmc Proportions of CD4+ memory T cells are altered in individuals chronically infected with Schistosoma haematobium
    Norman Nausch
    Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, School of Biological Sciences, Ashworth Laboratories, King s Buildings, University of Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Sci Rep 2:472. 2012
    ..Reduced accumulation of the CD4+ memory T cells in schistosome-infected people has implications for the development of natural or vaccine induced schistosome-specific protective immunity as well as for unrelated pathogens...
  3. pmc Infection and treatment immunizations for successful parasite vaccines
    Francisca Mutapi
    Institute for Immunology and Infection Research, Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, UK
    Trends Parasitol 29:135-41. 2013
    ..Here, we consider the characteristics of an effective, protective anti-parasite vaccine and propose a conceptual framework to aid parasite vaccine development using malaria and schistosomiasis as examples...