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Viruses, Vaccines & Inflammation: Neurological Perspectives (Part 1 Of 3-Part Series)

Webinar | August 6, 2020 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET
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Webinar: Viruses, Vaccines & Inflammation: Neurological Perspectives (Part 1 of a 3 Part Series)

Location: Online Via

Description: Viruses have been the focus of scientific attention throughout history. Over the last several months, this focus has intensified during our fight with the novel human coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. In this webinar, we will provide an overview of viruses and their impact on inflammation, with emphasis on human coronaviruses, including information on hypercytokinemia, also known as the “cytokine storm” phenomenon. Although COVID-19 preferentially affects the respiratory and cardiovascular systems, there is emerging evidence of neurological sequelae associated with coronaviruses, seen most often in severe cases. Finally, a synopsis of the vaccine-development process and some of the challenges presented therein will be provided. Join neurologist Dr. Gary Pattee as he shares scientific dialogue and perspectives on these topics with pharmacist, Dr. Jacquelyn Canning, and behavioral neuroscientist, Dr. Rachel Self.


Speakers are employees or paid consultants of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

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Event Speakers

Gary L. Pattee, MD
Featured Speaker

Gary L. Pattee, MD, is a clinical neurologist for Neurology Associates, P.C. Dr. Pattee is also Assistant Professor and Clinical Instructor for the Department of Neurology and Co-Medical Director for the Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic within the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). He also serves as Clinical Instructor in Neurology for the Lincoln Family Practice Residency Program. Dr. Pattee has extensive experience conducting preclinical and clinical trials research, as well as hundreds of scientific publications, abstracts, and oral presentations.

Jacquelyn Canning, PharmD, BCPP,

Jacquelyn Canning, PharmD, BCPP, is a Senior Medical Science Liaison with Otsuka Neuroscience Medical Affairs.

Rachel Self, PhD, MS

Rachel Self, PhD, MS, is a Senior Medical Science Liaison with Otsuka Neuroscience Medical Affairs.

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