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Steve M Taylor

Associate Professor of Medicine
Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Box 102359 DUMC, Durham, NC 27710
303 Research Drive, Sands Building #321A, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Grants


Once Bitten: Acquisition of Malaria Adaptive Immunity (OBAMA - Immunity)

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases · 2023 - 2028

Improving Neonatal health Through Rapid malaria testing in Early Pregnancy with high-sensitivity Diagnostics (INTREPiD)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2027

Hematology & Transfusion Medicine (T32)

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1975 - 2026

Quantifying the threat of Plasmodium vivaxin a P. falciparumendemic pre-elimination setting in sub-Saharan Africa

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2025

Once Bitten: Acquisition of Malaria Adaptive Immunity (OBAMA - Immunity)

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases · 2023 - 2028

Improving Neonatal health Through Rapid malaria testing in Early Pregnancy with high-sensitivity Diagnostics (INTREPiD)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2027

Hematology & Transfusion Medicine (T32)

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1975 - 2026

Quantifying the threat of Plasmodium vivaxin a P. falciparumendemic pre-elimination setting in sub-Saharan Africa

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2025

Plasmodium vivax in a mobile population in northwestern Kenya

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2024

Duke CTSA (TL1) Year 5

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2024

Once bitten: A longitudinal, observational study of successful malaria parasite transmission events between humans and mosquitos

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2024

Longitudinal cohort study of SARS-CoV2 sero-conversion in a malaria-endemic community in Western Kenya

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2023

Antibody biomarker discovery for current and recent asymptomatic malaria exposure

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2023

Malaria chemoprevention in children with sickle cell anemia in Western Kenya

Clinical TrialPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2023

Generation of antibodies specific for optimal non-HRP2 malaria diagnostic antigens

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2023

New approaches for malaria surveillance in an era of changing malaria transmission: the potential of pregnant women

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Fundacao Manhica · 2016 - 2022

Estimating the incremental benefits on active malaria case detection of high-sensitivity rapid diagnostic tests

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2021

Quantifying parasite importation in an epidemic-prone zone of northern Kenya

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2020

Impact of Sickle-Trait on Transcriptional Regulation in P. Falciparum Parasites

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2020

Spatial Scales of Plasmodium Falciparum Generations; Implications for Elimination

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2019

Bloodborne tropical pathogen detection using multiple nanophotonic arrays

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2015 - 2017

Molecular Pathogenesis and Genetic Diversification of Childhood Falciparum Malari

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2012 - 2017

External Relationships


  • Abbott Laboratories
  • McGraw hill publishing
  • National Institutes of Health

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