Media coverage of research

On the Hunt for Avian Malaria Parasites, University of Vermont’s Main Website Cover Story. Undergraduate Matt Heilbronn makes the COVER of the UVM website which features his research on the spillover of pathogens into and out of House Sparrows. August 2022.

Malaria Moves North, Infecting Loons. Northern Woodlands Magazine. March 2022.

Ellen Martinsen, PhD – The Maven of Malaria in Wildlife. Wildlife Health Connections Podcast. November 2020.

Researchers Build Most Comprehensive Tree of Life for Malaria Parasites. American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) press release. May 2018.

Tropical death in the North Woods. Boston Globe. April 2017.

Bird CSI: A Loon, a Swollen Spleen, and a Mysterious Disease. Audubon. April 2017.

Loon Dies From Avian Malaria, Heightening Climate Concerns. NHPR. April 2017.

New Hampshire loon dies of malaria. Concord Monitor. April 2017.

Loon dies of malaria in sign of climate change. Concord Monitor. April 2017. Telegram.

Why one loon’s death is stirring fears of tropical disease, climate change. April 2017. Bangor Daily News.

Malaria found hiding out in North American Deer. Science Magazine.  Feb 2016.

One in Four U.S. Deer Is Infected With Malaria. Smithsonian Magazine. Feb 2016.

Many white-tailed deer have malaria: First-ever native malaria in the Americas. Science Daily. Feb 2016.

White-tailed deer have their own form of malaria. Science News. Feb 2016.

Smithsonian study reveals white-tailed deer in eastern U.S. are infected with a malaria parasite. Smithsonian Insider. Feb 2016.

Nearly 25% of White-Tailed Deer on America’s East Coast Have Malaria. Science Alert. Feb 2016.

Malaria sleuth in Vermont tracks parasite to white-tailed deer. USA Today. Feb 2016.

Malaria Found In U.S. White-Tailed Deer. Popular Science. Feb 2016.

Malarial Parasite Found in Deer. The Scientist. Feb 2016.

Researchers Find Malaria Parasite in East Coast’s White-Tailed Deer. The American Museum of Natural History. Feb 2016.

Many white-tailed deer have malaria: Researchers discover first-ever native malaria in the Americas. Phys Org. Feb 2016.

Malaria Parasite Found in Nearly 1 in 4 White-Tailed Deer. Newsweek. Feb 2016.

Malaria sleuth at UVM tracks parasite to deer. Burlington Free Press. Feb 2016.

First-Ever Malaria Native To The Americas Found In Deer. IFLS. Feb 2016.

1st-Ever Endemic Malaria Found in US Mammals. Newser. Feb 2016.

Birds with Malaria: For Now, A Standoff. Northern Woodlands. April 2009.