Schistosomiasis: what happened next?

15 June 2017

Interview with

Jim Collins, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Last year we heard from Jim Collins at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He’s been studying schistosomes, and when we last spoke he’d just discovered one of the ways that these parasites, which multiply inside freshwater snails and then infect humans when they enter the water, fend off our immune response. Chris Smith caught up with him to hear how the work’s progressed…

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