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Seminar on Research, Leadership, and Innovation 2019: Neglected No More, Fighting the Scourge of Visceral Leishmaniasis

Why haven’t you heard of visceral leishmaniasis, which infects 300,000 people annually, causing 20,000 deaths and disfigures and impoverishes tens of thousands more? Because it is a neglected tropical disease, a seemingly distant threat to the power centers of global drug discovery and philanthropy. Richard Wamai, co-founder of the Integrated Initiative for Global Health at Northeastern, aims to change that. Professor Wamai will speak about this ongoing research on leishmaniasis, and the need for an interdisciplinary, integrative approach to pressing problems in global health.

RSVP here for a small, conversational dinner with the speaker, Professor Wamai after the talk. Northeastern undergraduates only. Please note that the following link is for the dinner ONLY, not for the seminar itself.

Thursday, February 21, 2019 to 7:00pm

West Village F20, F20

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Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships and University Scholars Program

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