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Podcasts from the Institute of Medicine: Lyme Disease: State of Science Hearings
Dr. King is dean of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, and previously served as Director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s new National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne and Enteric Diseases (NCZVED).
Podcast 2: Presentation of Jill Harper, Office of the Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Ms. Harper described the charge given by the NIAID to the IOM for this State of the Art conference. The charge is very important and I suggest you listen to it.
Dr. Beards presentation focused on strengthening national surveillance, prevention, the need for improving diagnostics and treatment, and the need to identify all pathogens in the tick.
Speech focused on information on the environmental impact of control efforts and eco factors that affect tick abundance and distribution as well as the need to identify reservoir hosts.
Podcast 8: Joint Presentation by John Carroll, Entomologist and Adalberto Perez de Leon, both from the US Dept of Agriculture.
Focus of talk was on deer targeted delivery technologies for controlling the tick population using tick vaccines, pesticides, and contraceptives to treat white tail deer to deliver to ticks.
Presentation focused on information regarding the eco-factors that affect tick abundance.