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Ian Lipkin

Ian Lipkin is known for his work on Contagion (2011), Earth 2100 (2009) and Every Third Bite (2008). See full bio »
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 2011 Contagion (senior technical advisor - as W. Ian Lipkin)
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 2012 The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers (TV Series)
- Ian Lipkin (2012) ... Himself
 2011 The Dr. Oz Show (TV Series)
Himself - guest
- Dr. Oz's Worst Fear: A Real-Life Contagion (2011) ... Himself - guest
 2011 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 14 September 2011 (2011) ... Himself - Guest
 2011 Ancient Aliens (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Dir. Ctr. for Infection and Immunity Columbia University
- Aliens, Plagues and Epidemics (2011) ... Himself - Dir. Ctr. for Infection and Immunity Columbia University (as W. Ian Lipkin MD)
 2009 Earth 2100 (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Director Center for Infection & Immunity Columbia University
 2008 Every Third Bite (Video documentary short)

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W. Ian Lipkin | W. Ian Lipkin MD

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As director of Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, he served as scientific consultant on Contagion (2011), helping to devise the film's virus; it was based on some traits of the Malayasian Nipah virus which spread from pigs to farmers in the late 1990s.

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