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COVID-19 Related Research and Challenge

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  • UserCambridge: Prof Anne Ferguson-Smith, Dr Stephen Baker, Prof Tamsin Ford, Dr Namshik Han. UTokyo: Prof Mamoru Mitsuishi, Prof Nobuhito Saito, Prof Kohei Miyazono, Prof Yoshihiro Kawaoka, Prof Shintaro Yanagimoto, Dr Masako Nishikawa
  • ClockWednesday 24 November 2021, 08:00-10:00
  • HouseOnline Zoom Webinar.

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The COVID -19 pandemic has been a global challenge of a magnitude and complexity rarely seen in history. Researchers and scientists are playing a pivotal role in the global COVID -19 response. In this symposium, researchers from the University of Tokyo and University of Cambridge will present COVID -19 related research and projects conducted in the two institutions. The session will cover a wide range of topics, from clinical trials and treatments, mental health, to students’ health management and healthcare worker screening. We would like to invite you to join this timely conversation among leading experts in this area, to build your understanding of COVID -19 and how it has changed our lives in so many different ways. The symposium will have opening remarks from a Pro-Vice-Chancellor of University of Cambridge and an Executive Vice President of the University of Tokyo, highlighting the partnership between the two world-leading universities.

Cambridge speakers include:
  • Prof Anne Ferguson-Smith, PVC for Research (opening remarks)
  • Dr Namshik Han, Milner Therapeutics Institute
  • Prof Tamsin Ford, Department of Psychiatry
  • Dr Stephen Baker, Department of Medicine
UTokyo speakers include:
  • Prof Mamoru Mitsuishi, Graduate School of Engineering (chair)
  • Prof Nobuhito Saito, Executive Vice President (opening remarks)
  • Prof Kohei Miyazono, Graduate School of Medicine (moderator)
  • Prof Yoshihiro Kawaoka, Institute of Medical Science
  • Prof Shintaro Yanagimoto, Division for Health Service Promotion
  • Assistant Professor Masako Nishikawa, Department of Clinical Laboratory

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