Friend or Foe

Thursday, 07 March 2019

From 1900 to 2100

Medico-Chirurgical Hall

Professor Elisabeth Innes MBE, Principal Scientist and Director of Communication, Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh

Friend or Foe - the parasites that live inside us

Scottish doctors, scientists and explorers discovered many of the most important parasitic diseases and pioneered research to find treatments and prevention strategies. This talk will look at examples of different host parasite relationships illustrating some that can be deadly, those that live inside us and may change our behaviour to how parasites can be good for us.

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