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At Parasites Without Borders, we bring the latest medical information on diseases caused by parasites to the people and places that need it most. Over the past two months, our team of physicians and scientists have been scouring literature, sharing clinical experiences, and doing our part to support the busy clinicians during the pandemic. Check out our latest news.

Dr. Danial Griffin and Dr. Sara Dong leading the Puscast

Infectious Disease Puscast Aims To Make Critical Medical Information More Accessible

The Infectious Disease Puscast is a bi-monthly podcast that summarizes and discusses the latest infectious disease literature and research to conveniently keep busy clinicians, researchers, students, and others current.

The New City: How to Build Our Sustainable Urban Future is Available for Pre-Order, Will be Released September 26th

In Dr. Dickson D. Despommier’s new book, The New City: How to Build Our Sustainable Urban Future, he proposes a visionary yet achievable plan for creating a new, self-sustaining urban landscape.

Parasites Without Borders Matches Funds Raised for Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children

Parasites Without Borders (PWB) will be raising and matching funds for the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC), beginning in May through July, with a minimum pledged donation of $10,000 and a total gift of up to $20,000 for FIMRC.
The 8 hosts of TWiV during the 1000 episode

This Week in Virology Podcast Marks 1000th Episode with Live Event

Hosts and listeners gathered Saturday, April 15th to celebrate the 1000th episode of This Week in Virology (TWiV) with a live taping at Helen Mills Theater in New York City. Bringing science and fun to a widely misunderstood topic, TWiV educates listeners on virology, the study of viruses, in compact and easy-to-digest podcast episodes.

The Journey of 700 Textbooks to Sudan

At Parasites Without Borders, our mission is “Getting knowledge to the people and places that need it the most.” Even if that means that 700 heavy textbooks make a month-long journey from the United States to Sudan complete with the hard work of a dedicated professor, forming an amicable relationship with a customs agent at the Khartoum Airport, and a post-delivery celebration for the entire parasitology department at the University of Khartoum.
Travel Awardees from the ASTMH 2022 Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington photo compliments of ASTMH

ASTMH Travel Awards Assist Young Female Scientists & Physicians

One in three attendees of the ASTMH Annual Meeting is a student or a trainee. A significant percentage of them hail from low and low-middle income countries. Awardees are selected by the Travel Awards Committee based on the scientific abstract they submit.

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