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Research Article

Neuroimmunological Blood Brain Barrier Opening in Experimental Cerebral Malaria

  • Adela Nacer equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Adela Nacer, Alexandru Movila

    Affiliation: Division of Medical Parasitology, Department of Microbiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

    Current address: Biologie des Interactions Hote-Parasite, Batiment Nicolle, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

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  • Alexandru Movila equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Adela Nacer, Alexandru Movila

    Affiliation: Division of Medical Parasitology, Department of Microbiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Kerstin Baer,

    Affiliation: Division of Medical Parasitology, Department of Microbiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

    Current address: Equine Clinic, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria

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  • Sebastian A. Mikolajczak,

    Affiliation: Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Stefan H. I. Kappe,

    Affiliation: Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Ute Frevert mail

    ute.frevert@nyumc.org

    Affiliation: Division of Medical Parasitology, Department of Microbiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: October 25, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002982

About the Authors

Adela Nacer, Alexandru Movila, Kerstin Baer, Ute Frevert
Division of Medical Parasitology, Department of Microbiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
Sebastian A. Mikolajczak, Stefan H. I. Kappe
Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: ute.frevert@nyumc.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AN AM KB SAM SHIK. Performed the experiments: AN AM KB SAM. Analyzed the data: AN AM KB UF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SHIK UF. Wrote the paper: AN UF.