What Causes Elephantiasis?
|Starts:||17:15 30 Apr 2015|
|Ends:||18:30 30 Apr 2015|
|What is it:||Talk|
|Organiser:||Manchester Medical School|
|Who is it for:||Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public, University staff|
Host: Manchester Medical School
About the event:
Manchester Tropical Medicine Society are pleased to invite you to our lecture on the topic of the parasites causing Elephantiasis, with Professor Mark Taylor.
Professor Taylor is head of Parasitology at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. Research into the parasites causing Elephantiasis (lymphatic filariasis) is one of his main areas of interest, with lymphatic filariasis being one of the leading worldwide causes of disability.
Professor Taylor works with teams across the globe, in Europe, Africa and Indonesia trialling new treatments against Elephantiasis.
Portfolio certificates will be provided.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Role: Head of Parasitology
Organisation: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Travel and Contact Information
Students' Union Oxford Road (also at number 9)