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ID / IIDR COVID-19 Rounds Seminar (June)

June 3rd, 2020

This 1-hour seminar consists of four back-to-back presentations and Q&A sessions from McMaster University investigators affiliated with the Michael G. DeGroote Insitute for Infectious Disease Research on their exciting new COVID-19 research initiatives.

Moderator: Dr. Lori Burrows (Professor, Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences)

5:22 — Dr. Donald Arnold (Associate Professor, Medicine) “The Use of Convalescent Plasma as a Treatment for COVID-19 Respiratory Illness”

19:57 — Dr. Jeffrey Pernica (Associate Professor, Pediatrics ) “COVID-19 and the Paediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome”

35:20 — Dr. Arinjay Banerjee (Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Karen Mossman’s Lab, Pathology & Molecular Medicine) “Isolating and Understanding SARS-CoV-2 from COVID-19 Patients”

48:30 — Dr. Dawn Bowdish (Professor, Pathology & Molecular Medicine) The Immunology of SARS-CoV-2 Infections) “The Immunology of SARS-CoV-2 Infections”

If you have any questions or comments, please contact the IIDR Communications Coordinator, Christy Groves at