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Microbiologist to Speak at Adcock Lecture Series

Published March 2010

Donald Low, MD, microbiologist-in-chief at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Toronto, will speak as part of the Malcolm Adcock Memorial Lecture Series at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 25, 2010, in the Medical Sciences Building’s Kresge Auditorium. His topic will be, "Influenza: Past, Present and Future.”

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Low is an internationally recognized expert in the field of epidemiology and the mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance in the community and hospital pathogens. He is particularly noted for dealing with the SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) pandemic in Canada in 2003. His present concerns focus on the H1N1 and H5N1 viruses and their potential for human misery.

The Adcock Lecture Series is named for the late Malcolm Adcock, health commissioner of the city of Cincinnati for 11 years.


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