Ric Price

Menzies School of Health Research

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Professor Ric Price is an infectious disease and general physician on the staff at the Royal Darwin Hospital. He holds a dual academic affiliation as professor of global health at the Menzies School of Health Research and professor of tropical medicine at the Centre of Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, UK. 

His translational research program focuses on improving the diagnosis and management of multidrug resistant Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infections through a research agenda that spans clinical studies, epidemiology, health economics, pathophysiology, immunology, in vitro studies and molecular biology.
He is currently leading multicentred clinical trials in more than seven malaria endemic countries to optimise the use of primaquine for the radical cure of vivax malaria.
Professor Price chairs the clinical module of the World Wide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN) and the Vivax Working Group of the Asia-Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN). 

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Research Output 2003 2019

3,3′-Disubstituted 5,5′-Bi(1,2,4-triazine) Derivatives with Potent in Vitro and in Vivo Antimalarial Activity

Xue, L., Shi, D. H., Harjani, J. R., Huang, F., Beveridge, J. G., Dingjan, T., Ban, K., Diab, S., Duffy, S., Lucantoni, L., Fletcher, S., Chiu, F. C. K., Blundell, S., Ellis, K., Ralph, S. A., Wirjanata, G., Teguh, S., Noviyanti, R., Chavchich, M., Creek, D. & 10 othersPrice, R. N., Marfurt, J., Charman, S. A., Cuellar, M. E., Strasser, J. M., Dahlin, J. L., Walters, M. A., Edstein, M. D., Avery, V. M. & Baell, J. B., 14 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 62, 5, p. 2485-2498 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Plasmodium falciparum
Plasmodium vivax

Analysis of erroneous data entries in paper based and electronic data collection

Ley, B., Rijal, K. R., Marfurt, J., Adhikari, N. R., Banjara, M. R., Shrestha, U. T., Thriemer, K., Price, R. N. & Ghimire, P., 22 Aug 2019, In : BMC Research Notes. 12, 1, p. 1-6 6 p., 537.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Data acquisition
Information Systems
Biomedical Research
Research Design

Circulating Neutrophil Extracellular Traps and Neutrophil Activation Are Increased in Proportion to Disease Severity in Human Malaria

Kho, S., Minigo, G., Andries, B., Leonardo, L., Prayoga, P., Poespoprodjo, J. R., Kenangalem, E., Price, R. N., Woodberry, T., Anstey, N. M. & Yeo, T. W., 15 Jun 2019, In : The Journal of infectious diseases. 219, 12, p. 1994-2004 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Neutrophil Activation

Efficacy and safety of intermittent preventive treatment and intermittent screening and treatment versus single screening and treatment with dihydroartemisinin–piperaquine for the control of malaria in pregnancy in Indonesia: a cluster-randomised, open-label, superiority trial

Ahmed, R., Poespoprodjo, J. R., Syafruddin, D., Khairallah, C., Pace, C., Lukito, T., Maratina, S. S., Asih, P. B. S., Santana-Morales, M. A., Adams, E. R., Unwin, V. T., Williams, C. T., Chen, T., Smedley, J., Wang, D., Faragher, B., Price, R. N. & ter Kuile, F. O., 1 Sep 2019, In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 19, 9, p. 973-987 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Evaluating antimalarial efficacy in single-armed and comparative drug trials using competing risk survival analysis: A simulation study

Dahal, P., Guerin, P. J., Price, R. N., Simpson, J. A. & Stepniewska, K., 17 May 2019, In : BMC Medical Research Methodology. 19, 1, p. 1-14 14 p., 107.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Survival Analysis
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Treatment Failure