David Sibley, PhD

Health, Toxoplasmosis, Congenital Disease, Cryptosporidium Infection

David Sibley, the Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Distinguished Professor of Molecular Microbiology, is studying the parasite that causes toxoplasmosis, a food-borne illness that is most severe in people with weakened immune systems. Sibley’s work spans the globe, including research partners in Africa.



Goals & Impact

Provide improved treatment for food-borne parasitic illnesses.




  • Marie Laure Darde’ (France)
  • Rubens Belfort (Brasil)

Funding Partners