The genes behind malaria resistance may reveal an intriguing evolutionary history

In the media
30 September 2015
The Washington Post
A child suffering from malaria recovers at a clinic in Mogadishu, Somalia. Photo credit: 2013_04_15_Clinic_D, AMISOM Public Information, CC0-1.0.

Rachel Feltman of the Washington Post interviewed Dominic Kwiatkowski about our newly-discovered gene locus that can explain why, in communities where everyone is constantly exposed to malaria, some children develop severe malaria and others don’t.