Countdown to Zero: Defeating Disease in the 21st Century


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What does it take to defeat infectious diseases in the 21st century? In this podcast, former President Jimmy Carter and Museum Curator Mark Siddall join Dr. Jane Carlton, director of the Center for Genomics and Systems Biology at New York University, and Dr. Donald Hopkins, vice president of health programs at The Carter Center for a dynamic conversation about the science and politics of disease eradication. Learn more about the elimination of diseases in the Museum exhibition Countdown to Zero: Defeating Disease, which opened at the Museum on January 13, 2015. 

This lecture took place at the Museum on January 12, 2015.



Podcast: Download | RSS | iTunes (1 hour 11 mins, 170 MB)

Watch a video of the panel here:

Countdown to Zero is presented by the American Museum of Natural History in collaboration with The Carter Center.

Countdown to Zero is proudly supported by Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Lions Clubs International Foundation, Mectizan Donation Program, and Vestergaard.

This exhibition is made possible by the generosity of the Arthur Ross Foundation.