ADDovenom researchers feature in National Geographic

ADDovenom Project Co-ordinator Christiane Berger-Schaffitzel (University of Bristol) and ADDovenom researcher Nick Casewell (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine) have been interviewed for an article about the potential for a universal antivenom, published by National Geographic.

This man gets bitten by deadly snakes in the name of science by Dominic Bliss was published on 27 May 2022. 

Christiane talks about the zoonotic disease risks from traditional antivenom treatments, while Nick is pictured in LSTM’s herpetarium milking a Gaboon viper, and also discusses saw-scaled vipers, which “kill more people worldwide than any other group of snakes”.