Malaria is a major global health issue, killing half a million people each year – mostly very young children in sub-Saharan Africa. In pursuit of a cure is Dr. Anat Florentin, a science and nature enthusiast, who joined Hebrew University’s Faculty School of Medicine in July 2020.

In this episode of HUJI Bites, Dr. Florentin discusses her groundbreaking research into the apicoplast – an organelle inside the parasite cell and a promising candidate as a potential drug target against the disease.