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Class of 2006
Ataíde, Ricardo
1st Degree
Biotech Engineering
University (1st Degree)
Universidade Lusófona, Portugal
About the PhD
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Thesis Title
Malaria in Pregnancy - HIV and Phagocytosis
For millions of pregnant women all over the world the Plasmodium falciparum parasite represents one of the biggest threats they face. Infections with this parasite can result in a condition called Malaria in Pregnancy. The...
Prof Stephen Rogerson
Dr António Amorim Dr Maria Manuel Mota
Universidade do Porto (Portugal)/University of Melbourne (Australia)
Malaria Lab, Dpt of Medicine, Melbourne University
Date of Thesis Defence
After the PhD (Current Situation)
Research Officer
Immune correlates of resistance to Artemisinin
Burnet Institute - Malaria and Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group
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Relevant Publications
“Using an improved phagocytosis assay to evaluate the effect of HIV on specific antibodies to pregnancy-associated malaria.” Ataide R, Hasang W, Wilson DW, Beeson JG, Mwapasa V, Molyneux ME, Rogerson, SR, .PLoS ONE. 2010;5(5):e10807.
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“Immunisation with recombinant PfEMP1 domains elicits functional rosette-inhibiting and phagocytosis-inducing antibodies to Plasmodium falciparum.” Ashfaq Ghumra;Pongsak Khunrae;Ricardo Ataide;Ahmed Raza;Stephen J Rogerson;Matthew K Higgins;Alex Rowe, PloS ONE. 2010
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Induction of strain-transcending antibodies against Group A PfEMP1 surface antigens from virulent malaria parasites.
Ghumra A, Semblat JP, Ataide R, Kifude C, Adams Y, Claessens A, Anong DN, Bull PC, Fennell C, Arman M, Amambua-Ngwa A, Walther M, Conway DJ, Kassambara L, Doumbo OK, Raza A, Rowe JA.
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“Malaria, primigravidae and antibodies: current knowledge and future perspectives” Ricardo Ataíde, Alfredo Mayor, Stephen J. Rogerson. DOI information: 10.1016/j.pt.2013.12.007. Trends in Parasitology (2014)
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“Host Immunity and the assessment of emerging artemisinin resistance in malaria: a multinational cohort study”, Ricardo Ataide, Elizabeth A. Ashley, Rosanna Powell, Jo-Anne Chan, Michael Malloy, Katherine O’Flaherty, Eizo Takashima, Christine Langer, Takafumi Tsuboi, Arjen M. Dondorp, Nicholas P. Day, Mehul Dhorda, Rick M. Fairhurst, Pharath Lim, Chanaki Amaratunga, Sasithon Pukrittayakamee, Tran Tinh Hien, Ye Htut, Mayfong Mayxay, Md. Abul Faiz, James G. Beeson, Francois Nosten, Julie A. Simpson, Nicholas J. White and Freya J.I. Fowkes, (2017) PNAS
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"Declining Transmission and Immunity to Malaria and Emerging Artemisinin Resistance in Thailand: A Longitudinal Study."
Ataíde R, Powell R, Moore K, McLean A, Phyo AP, Nair S, White M, Anderson TJ, Beeson JG, Simpson JA, Nosten F, Fowkes FJI. (2017) Journal of Infectious Diseases
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- “Genetically Attenuated p36p-deficient Plasmodium berghei sporozoites confer long-lasting protection and partial cross-species immunity” Bruno Douradinha; Melissa R. van Dijk; Ricardo Ataíde; Geert-Jan van Gemert ; Joanne Thompson; Dominique Mazier; Robert Sauerwein; Chris J. Jansen; Andrew P. Waters; Maria M. Mota. Int J Parasitol. 2007 May 21;[Epub ahead of print]; PMID: 17604034
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“Dissecting in vitro host cell infection by Plasmodium sporozoites using flow cytometry”. Prudencio M, Rodrigues CD, Ataide R, Mota MM. Cellular microbiology. 2008 Jan;10(1):218-24).
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“VEGF promotes malaria-associated acute lung injury in mice.” Epiphanio S, Campos MG, Pamplona A, Carapau D, Pena AC, Ataide R, et al. PLoS pathogens. 2010;6(5):e1000916
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Antibodies That Induce Phagocytosis of Malaria Infected Erythrocytes: Effect of HIV Infection and Correlation with Clinical Outcomes
Ricardo Ataíde1,2*, Victor Mwapasa3,4, Malcolm E. Molyneux3,5, Steven R. Meshnick6, Stephen J. Rogerson1

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González, R., Ataíde, R., Naniche, D., Menéndez, C. & Mayor, A. HIV and malaria interactions: where do we stand? Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy 10, 153-165 (2012).
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