Innocents Lost: Mitigating severe malaria in children & pregnant women through anticoagulation

Will my baby be healthy? How can I protect it? Is my child safe? For the 125 million pregnant women at risk of contracting malaria there is no need to imagine, this is the reality they face everyday — Tara Bracken

Winner of the 2016 University of Georgia 3 Minute Thesis, Tara Bracken speaks about what makes malaria so dangerous, and how her PhD research can help!

If you’re interested in this topic and want to know more, be sure to check out Tara’s other blogs and articles on infectious disease.

About the Author

Tara Bracken is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Georgia Department of Infectious Diseases specializing in Global Health. Tara’s research focuses on how the host’s response to disease worsens malaria infection in children under the age of five and pregnant women. If you’re a nerd and like fun, be sure to check out her blog, Of Microbes and Men or you can connect with her on Twitter at @microbesandmen!