McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

A translational view of:
The Challenge of West Nile virus

Demystifying Medicine Seminar Information


Monday, October 22, 2012


  • Dr. Mark Loeb, Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine; Joint Appointment, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Associate Member and Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine
  • Dr. Karen Mossman, Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine; Associate Member, Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences


This seminar includes a clinical presentation with patient interview followed by a research presentation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the epidemiology of West Nile virus
  • Review the clinical manifestations and management strategy
  • Better understand the host response to West Nile virus
  • Understand current research strategies to target West Nile virus infections

Contact Info:

Dr. Kjetil Ask

Sara Sellers
Phone: 905-525-9140 Ext. 76706