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American Thoracic Society: Current Understanding of COVID-19 Pathophysiology


The Assemblies on Respiratory Cell & Molecular Biology (RCMB), Allergy, Immunology and Inflammation (AII) and the Section on Genetics and Genomics (SGG) are pleased to announce a webinar on “Current Understanding of COVID-19 Pathophysiology” on Wednesday, April 22 at 12pm Central/ 1:00 p.m. E.D.T., featuring several Tulane Speakers.  

The session will be moderated by:

Thomas J. Mariani, PhD (University of Rochester)


Speakers/topics will include:

Benjamin D. Singer, MD, ATSF (Northwestern University) – viral and cellular mechanisms of SARS-CoV-2 infection

Jose Gomez Villalobos, MD, MS, ATSF (Yale University) – host and viral genomics of SARS-CoV-2

Angela Rogers, MD, MPH (Stanford University) – targeting the systemic inflammatory response to SARS-CoV-2


Discussants will include:

Jay Kolls, MD (Tulane University)

Karen Ridge, PhD (Northwestern University)

Melanie Koenigshoff MD, PhD, ATSF (University of Colorado)

Joshua Denson MD, MS (Tulane University)

Fernando Holguin, MD (University of Colorado)

Christine Bojanowski, MD (Tulane University)

Victor E. Ortega, MD, PhD, ATSF (Wake Forest University)


We use a web-based platform, which allows real-time discussion both online and on the phone making this an interactive webinar. Please use a landline phone or VoIP for the call. You can also ask questions or share comments on Twitter using #ATSchat


You will need to register for the webinar in order to participate. To reserve your Webinar seat today click here.

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Tickets are Required
Registration is free, but must register through the link.
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