Talk #23, 2/1/06

Animals and Humans:Friends or Foes

Bruce Ridout

Bruce Rideout is the Director of Pathology at the Zoological Society of San Diego, and Associate Director of CRES (Conservation and Research for Endangered Species).

The talk covered what disease investigations at the Zoo can teach us about the emergence of new diseases around the globe. This has been a topic of recent interest because of recent cases of human diseases that have originated from animals.