Professor Henry Daniell to Discuss ‘Green Vaccines’ at Penn Science Café

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | | 215-898-9194March 7, 2014

WHO:            Henry Daniell

                     Professor of Biochemistry and Pathology

                     University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine

WHAT:          Penn Science Café series lecture and discussion, “Green Vaccines: Low-cost Treatment for Alzheimer’s, Diabetes, Hypertension and Infectious Disease”

WHEN:          Tuesday, March 18, 
6-7 p.m. 

WHERE:        World Cafe Live Upstairs, 3025 Walnut St.

To address the rapidly rising costs of health care, Penn Dental Medicine's Henry Daniell has developed an innovative technology that relies on plant cells to produce and deliver human therapeutic proteins to treat infectious and inherited diseases. In this talk, Daniell will explain how his concept eliminates the need for the expensive purification, cold storage and sterile injections and is quickly advancing to the stage of clinical application.

The talk is part of the Penn Science Café free public-lecture series presented by the School of Arts and Sciences and the Office of University Communications that takes science out of the lab for a night on the town. Dr. Daniell’s presentation will be followed by an audience Q&A. 

Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Seating is limited.