Topic: 
“Sugar-Coated Killers of the Brain: From 1 Case to 1 Million"
Date: 
Monday, January 25, 2016 - 12:15pm
Moos 2-620
Speaker: 
Dr. George Sarosi and Dr. David Boulware
What is the most common cause of meningitis in the United States?
What is the most common cause of meningitis in sub-Saharan Africa? 
What disease causes 15-20% of HIV/AIDS-related deaths annually?   
What disease has <1 person assigned to it at the World Health Organization?
What disease is so neglected that it’s not considered a neglected disease?   
What disease was nearly unheard of prior to 1981, yet similarly nearly unheard of today despite killing ~250,000 people a year?
What disease relies on two medicines discovered in 1955 and 1957, yet costs >$2500 per day to treat in the U.S.?
What disease is University of Minnesota investigators actively impacting global guidelines?  
 
Come to the January 25 Driven to Discover Lecture to learn the answer to this and more!
 
Lunch will be provided.