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“Unveiling the Mysteries of Medicine” Kicks Off March 29

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WMHO logoEvolving from the highly successful “Medicine: Past, Present and Future” program at the historic Thompson House, the Ward Melville Heritage Organization (WMHO) continues their unprecedented series of forums with renowned scientists and medical professionals who will guide visitors through an extraordinary journey in the field of medicine.

The distinguished list of speakers is as impressive and timely as the topics. Programs take place at WMHO’s Educational and Cultural Center in Stony Brook Village at 6:30 pm. The cost is $25 per person and includes a buffet dinner, dessert and coffee provided by Three Village Inn.

Call (631) 689-5888 for reservations or visit

Thursday, March 29: DNA
“Your DNA…A Key to Your Health or a Lock on Your Destiny?”
Vincent W. Yang, MD, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University

“Preventing Fraud, One Strand of DNA at a Time”
James A. Hayward, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Applied DNA Sciences Inc.

Thursday, April 19: Some Mysteries of the Brain Revealed
“Insights into the Brain’s Neurochemistry and Behavior”
Joanna Fowler, Senior Chemist and Director of Radiotracer Chemistry, Instrumentation and Biological Imaging, Brookhaven National Laboratory (Dr. Fowler was awarded The National Medal of Science by President Barack Obama in 2009)

Daniela Schulz, Senior Research Scientist and Research Assistant Professor, Stony Brook University

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