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A One Health Approach to Tackle Toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasma gondii, a parasite which can be very dangerous to those with compromised immune systems.

On 4 April, YAS held an interdisciplinary workshop to discuss the current impact of toxoplasmosis in the UK and how we might prioritise areas for prevention and control strategies.

Several questions are driving the need for this event:

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Young Academy Member chosen as WEF 2013 Young Scientist

Young Academy of Scotland member Luke Bisby has been selected as a 2013 Young Scientist by the World Economic Forum. This honour is bestowed by the WEF each year to recognize the most distinguished science leaders under the age of 40, nominated from around the world.

Luke will be representing the YAS at the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2013 in Dalian, People's Republic of China. This is the foremost global business gathering in Asia, creating a unique opportunity for exchange between leaders from top-ranked multinationals and chief executive officers of dynamic and fast-growing companies, including key decision-makers from government, media, academia and civil society.

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