Lecture investigates cause of autism
Date of Event: February 29, 2012
Posted: February 17, 2012
GRANVILLE, Ohio--Seth Mnookin, author of "The Panic Virus," will give a lecture, refuting the argument that certain childhood immunizations cause autism, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 29, in the auditorium of Denison University's Higley Hall (100 Ridge Road). In his lecture, "Science and the media in the digital age,"Mnookin argues that the virus myth undermined research, harmed families dealing with autism and contributed to the outbreak of several preventable diseases. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Andy McCall at 740-587-8554 or visit www.denison.edu.
Mnookin's lecture is sponsored by Denison University's Ronneberg Lecture Fund, a series designed to expose students to scholars in the scientific field and their research in the hope of fostering a greater appreciation for the academic area.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville—Lecture: “The Panic Virus” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 29, in the auditorium of Higley Hall (100 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Andy McCall at 740-587-8554 or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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