Dr. Srinivas Murthy, University of BC
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020
Dr. Srinivas Murthy will provide an overview of the currently available therapies for patients with COVID19 and discuss ways that health systems can adjust to learning more quickly what works as part of a learning health system.
Dr. Murthy is an infectious diseases and critical care physician at UBC. In July 2020 he was awarded the Health Research Foundation of Innovative Medicines Canada Chair in Pandemic Preparedness Research. His academic and clinical focus is on emerging infections and clinical care, and he is the principal investigator of a number of randomized clinical trials evaluating therapies for patients with COVID19. He is an active consultant with the Public Health Agency of Canada and the World Health Organization, and is a frequent contributor to national media in Canada and internationally on COVID19 related subjects.
This UBC Therapeutics Initiative Best Evidence webinar is co-sponsored by CHSPR and is geared toward clinicians, health professionals, researchers, and others interested in infectious disease research. CME credits are available. More information and registration is at https://www.ti.ubc.ca/2020/08/10/sept-9-covid19-finding-a-treatment-that-works/