Beyond Acute Respiration: SARS-CoV-2's Effects on Long-Term Physiology

John Connolly and Masataka Nishiga discuss the effects of SARS-CoV-2 on the neurological and cardiovascular systems.

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020
2:30 - 4:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time

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While primarily a respiratory ailment, COVID-19 also influences other major physiological systems. In particular, growing evidence shows that SARS-CoV-2 infection has pronounced effects on cardiovascular and neurological health. In this webinar from The Scientist, John Connolly and Masataka Nishiga will discuss SARS-CoV-2's relationship with the cardiovascular and neurological systems and how these effects influence diagnosis and treatment.

Topics to be covered

  • Assessment of persistent cognitive dysfunction as a first step in treatment decisions for COVID-19
  • COVID-19 and cardiovascular disease: from basic mechanisms to clinical perspectives

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Meet the Speakers:

John Connolly, PhD
Professor and Director
ARiEAL Research Centre
McMaster University

Masataka Nishiga, MD, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Joseph Wu Laboratory
Cardiovascular Institute
Stanford University School of Medicine