Parasitic diseases have an influential affect on global, human and animal health. This session includes three leading experts on food-borne disease transmitted via parasites.

Published in Microbe 2018
Monday, 23 July 2018 16:56

Miss Dickson - TWiP 155

The case of the Gentleman with B cell Lymphoma, and the finding of Dracunculus species in river otters from Arkansas.

Published in TWiP
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 15:59

Ars longa, vita brevis - TWiP 153

The case of the Panamanian Farmer with Three Weeks of Diarrhea, and how microbes egested during bites of sand flies exacerbate the severity of leishmaniasis. 

Published in TWiP
Saturday, 26 May 2018 20:16

A range of rads - TWiP 152

The case of the Panamanian Mother with Steatorrhea, and new monoclonal antibodies that effectively block malarial infection.

Published in TWiP
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 19:01

Indiscriminate bulk feeders - TWiP 151

The case of the Itchy Child from Panama, and competition for blood in human malaria-helminth co-infections.

Published in TWiP
Thursday, 19 April 2018 16:37

Fast food - TWiP 150

The case of the Panamanian Man With Leg Ulcer, and how a crab predator preferentially feeds on parasite infected prey – even though the parasite makes them faster!

Published in TWiP
Saturday, 24 February 2018 15:38

The savvy physician tests the tissue - TWiP 147

The case of the New York Lawyer With A Foot Ulcer, and a survey of rodents for the raccoon roundworm in California.

Published in TWiP
Thursday, 14 December 2017 16:03

A blood-free snip - TWiP 144

The case of the Boy With Visual Disturbances and Itching, and identifying secreted and excreted proteins of Trichinella parasites.

Published in TWiP
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 13:51

There’s a lot of worms out there - TWiP 143

The case of the Woman With Anemia, Eosinophila, and a Worm in Her Intestine, and a study on the function and druggability of two malarial aspartate proteases.

Published in TWiP

Dr. Dan Riskin host of the Animal Planet show about parasitic infections, Monsters Inside Me, discusses various topics ranging from his bot fly infection, to the thrill of watching bats emerge from a cave, and touching on how to communicate science to a general audience.

Published in microTalk
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