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Ticks and the Art of Finding Beauty in Dreadful, Wonderful Parasites

June 21, 2018

Ticks and the Art of Finding Beauty in Dreadful, Wonderful Parasites

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Bobbi Pritt, M.D., spends her work hours identifying and diagnosing infectious diseases. In her free time she celebrates their beauty by creating bug-related artwork and blogging about parasites.  

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Tags: Clinical Parasitology Laboratory, Dr. Bobbi Pritt, Lyme disease, malaria


April 26, 2016

Reporter Goes Inside Mayo Researcher’s Cabinet of Parasitic Wonders

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Some of us have a hard time deciding what we want to be when we grow up. Bobbi Pritt, M.D., director of Mayo Clinic’s Clinical Parasitology Laboratory in Rochester, never had that problem. “I definitely liked to go out and play in the dirt, and pull up worms and stuff,” Dr. Pritt recently told the […]

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May 21, 2015

Think Like a Medical Student — ‘Strong Work’ Solving Medical Mysteries

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If you find yourself stuck on a medical mystery, you may want to skip the Google and old episodes of House, and call second-year Mayo Medical School student George Bonadurer. (Just don’t tell him we gave you his name.) Bonadurer has won not one, but two, recent New York Times Well blog’s “Think like a […]

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Tags: Dr. Bobbi Pritt, George Bonadurer, Mayo Medical School, Medical Mystery, PathWays


February 24, 2015

A Parasitologist’s Perspective on Creepy, Dreadful, Wonderful Parasites

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Bobbi Pritt, M.D., really likes parasites. So much, in fact, that in 2007 – after completing a clinical microbiology fellowship at Mayo Clinic and while studying medical parasitology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine – she decided to launch a blog called Creepy, Dreadful, Wonderful Parasites, devoted to sharing her love of parasitology. “I […]

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Tags: Dr. Bobbi Pritt, parasites


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