Farm To Bedside -- Antimicrobial Resistance: Challenges in Agriculture and Human Health
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center - Pelton Auditorium

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Join us on Thursday, January 25 to learn why animals have an impact on immunocompromomised patients, and new initiatives in antibiotic stewardship.

Guest Speaker:

Maryn McKenna

An independent journalist and author who specializes in public health, global health and food policy. She is a Senior Fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University and the author of the new book Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats (National Geographic Books, Sept. 2017), named a Best Science Book of 2017 by Amazon and Smithsonian Magazine and a Best Food Book of 2017 by Civil Eats. Her 2015 TED Talk, "What do we do when antibiotics don't work any more?", has been viewed more than 1.5 million times and translated into 32  languages.

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
1100 Fairview Avenue, N.
Seattle, WA 98109
United States

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