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COVID Vaccines and drug trials, plus the third spike in covid cases

Panelists will discuss progress with the vaccines and drug trials, as well as the epidemiology of the rising rate of COVID cases in the U.S.

Thursday, Oct 29, 2020, 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT



Dr. Edward Jones-Lopez - Assistant Professor & Infectious Diseases Specialist at Keck Medicine of USC & Investigator on the AstraZenea vaccine trial
Perry N. Halkitis, Ph.D., MS, MPH - Dean of the Rutgers School of Public Health
Dr. Stephen Spector - Professor, Pediatrics at UC San Diego & PI on the UCSD arm of the Moderna trial.
Sean Diehl, Ph.D.- Associate Professor at The University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine & Published Serology Study
Robert Salata, MD - Infectious Disease Specialist and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center & Participating in the study of the Phase 2/3 global study by Pfizer Inc
Shobha Swaminathan MD - Associate Professor and the principal investigator for the Moderna trial at the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.
Jeffrey A. Shaman, PhD, MS - Chief Science Officer at Coriell Life Sciences

Registration is closed for this event.

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