29th October 2001
A leading expert is to give a public lecture on BSE and variant CJD at the University of Lincoln in December.
Professor James Ironside, Professor of Clinical Neuropathology and honorary consultant in neuropathology at the National Creuzfeldt-Jakob Disease Surveillance Unit in Edinburgh, will speak at the university’s Brayford Pool campus on Tuesday 4th December.
His talk – ‘Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy and Variant CJD’ – will present the latest scientific findings into BSE and its human form, variant CJD.
The lecture will be given at 7pm at a university venue to be confirmed. All are welcome to attend.
“This is the latest in a series of lectures by the UK’s leading scientists to be arranged by the university’s Department of Biological and Food Sciences,” said university spokesman Jez Ashberry.
“Our aim is to help to disseminate the latest scientific knowledge and to encourage the community to engage more fully with the university.”
Admission to the lecture is free of charge. For more details contact Emma Godsall on 01522 886286.
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