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Rochester Review
July–August 2013
Vol. 75, No. 6

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The Long View of a Fast-Striking Disease Andrew Artenstein ’81 tells the story of scientists’ two-century battle against bacterial meningitis. By Karen McCally ’02 (PhD)
artensteinSTUTTERING SCIENCE: Breakthroughs in medical science are part of a “stuttering process” that includes small advances and setbacks, often over the course of hundreds of years, says Artenstein, an infectious diseases specialist and medical historian. (Photo: Bizuayehu Tesfaye/AP Images for Rochester Review) More . . .