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Pre-Dinner Talk: Professor Frank Bowden

‘Moving backwards into the future –  the new age of infectious diseases’

Frank is an infectious diseases physician at Canberra Hospital, and author of the newly released book: Infectious – a doctor’s eye-opening insights into contagious diseases, published by NewSouthHis first book, Gone Viral was published by UNSW Press in 2011.   Frank will talk about the rise and fall of infectious diseases in the 20th century, the new age of antiviral treatment in the 21st century and the looming threat of a world without effective antibiotics.

Date:          Wed Aug 10, 2016
Time:          5:15pm, with post-talk drink at 6 pm
Tickets:     Free, please rsvp here
Where:       Common Room, University House, 1 Balmain Cres, Acton
Enquiries: Claire.obrien@anu.edu.au