Nodding Syndrome: Potential Etiologies of an Enigmatic Disorder

Nodding disease has emerged as an important public health issue in Eastern Africa over the last decade. This mysterious illness is devastating to those who acquire it and we still do not understand what is causing it. We will investigate the evidence for the different etiologies of this unexplained disease and discuss their implications for treatment and control.

When Oct 17, 2013
from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Where The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
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Contact Phone 919-962-2643
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Dr. Jonathan Juliano is an assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Curriculum of Genetics and Molecular Biology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He is an expert in tropical medicine and runs an active research program targeted at creating a better understanding of parasitic diseases of the developing world.

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