Featuring two University Hospital Foundation funded researchers:
Dr. D. Lorne Tyrrell, Distinguished University Professor, University of Alberta, Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology and the Founding Director of the Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology
Dr. John Lewis, University of Alberta Professor, Department of Oncology, Division of Experimental Oncology and Founder and CEO of Entos Pharmaceuticals
Since the pandemic began, both Dr. Tyrrell and Dr. Lewis have shifted their focus to COVID-19. Dr. Tyrrell has worked on antivirals and vaccines for SARS-CoV-2 and is a member of the COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force that advises the Federal Government on the selection of COVID-19 vaccines, and Dr. Lewis' Entos Pharmaceuticals began developing a made-in-Alberta COVID-19 vaccine that is currently in a Health Canada Phase 1 human clinical trial.
Do not miss out on the chance to learn about the science behind vaccines and their safety directly from these two medical experts.