Cat Got Your Brain??

Wednesday 11th October 2017 7:30PM – 7:30PM

The symptoms and diagnosis of this common bacterial disease called Toxoplasmosis. Prof. Edward Guy is Consultant Clinical Scientist and Head of the National Toxoplasma Research Unit at Swansea University.

Prof Guy graduated from the University of Southampton and joined the Public Health Laboratory Service there, working on the laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases.  Established the national Lyme Disease Reference Unit in Southampton in 1988. In 1992 moved to Swansea where subsequently became Head of the national Toxoplasma Reference Laboratory. In addition to NHS duties, also teach at Swansea University providing currently, for example, a module to final-year students on the epidemiology of infections spread to humans from animals and the environment.

This is a joint event organised by the Sid Vale Association and Sidmouth Science Festival.

Venue: Manor Pavilion Theatre, Sidmouth, EX10 8RP

£3 entry fee.  Cash only at the door.