Laura Kirkman, M.D.

Infectious Disease


Frank M, Kirkman L, Constantini D, Sanyal S, Lavazec C, Templeton T and Deitsch K. Frequent recombination events generate diversity within the multi-copy variant antigen gene families of Plasmodium falciparum. International Journal of Parasitology. 2008, Aug;38(10): 1099-1109.

Djimdé AA, Kirkman L, Kassambara L, Diallo M, Plowe CV, Wellems TE and Doumbo KO. Culture in vitro de souches locales de Plasmodium falciparum au Mali.  Le Bulletin de la Société de pathologie exotique. 2007; Feb 100(1):3-5.

Morgan J, Cano M V, Feikin D R, Phelan M, Monroy O V, Rodriguez E, Morales P K, Carpenter J, Weltman A, Mirza S A, Bronstein D E, Morgan D, Kirkman L, Weiss L.M. and Kim, K. Cyclic Nucleotide Signaling in Toxoplasma gondii bradyzoite differentiation. Infection and Immunity 2001; 69(1): 148-53

Su X, Kirkman L, Fujioka H. and Wellems T. Complex polymorphisms in a 330 kD protein are linked to chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum in southeast Asia and Africa. Cell 1997; 91(5): 593-603.

Wu Y, Kirkman L and Wellems T. Transformation of Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasites by homologous integration of plasmids that confer resistance to pyrimethamine. PNAS 1996; 93(3): 1130-1134.

Kirkman L, Su X. and Wellems T. Plasmodium falciparum: Isolation of large number of parasite clones from infected blood. Experimental Parasitology 1996; 83(1):147-149.






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