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Why do we use mice to study human diseases?

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016
2:00pm - 3:00pm
3 Blackfan Circle, room 521, Boston, MA 02115



  • H. Shaw Warren, M.D.
  • Physician and Pediatrician, Infectious Disease Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Mice may be completely unlike men when it comes to their immune systems, says Physician and researcher H. Shaw Warren, so why have researchers been using them to study treatments for some of human ills? Shaw will help us recognize these differences and learn from them.



  • Michael Super, Ph.D.
  • Senior Staff Scientist, Wyss Institute at Harvard University
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