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webinar - July 29, 2020

Serological Testing for COVID-19

Date: July 29, 2020

Time: 11:30 AM in Eastern Time

Description: The Chairs of two academic Pathology departments will discuss their experience with SARS-CoV-2 antibody testing in the clinical laboratory, including methodology, utility, and open questions.

Speakers:

  • Charles A. Parkos, MD, PhD (Carl V. Weller Professor and Chair of the Department of Pathology, University of Michigan Medical School)
  • Peter E. Jensen, MD (Chair of the Department of Pathology at the University of Utah and Chair of the Board of Directors, ARUP Laboratories)
  • Chhavi Chauhan, PhD, ELS (Director of Scientific Outreach/JMD CME Program, the American Society for Investigative Pathology)

Register: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kSzHFY4MRcaHvIRoOuXxxA


 

webinar - July 29, 2020

Autopsy Insights into the Pathogenesis of COVID-19

Date: June 15, 2020

Description: Drs. Buja and Vander Heide will discuss up-to-date information regarding the pathobiology of COVID-19 based on their personal experiences conducting autopsies on COVID-19 positive patients in Houston, Texas and New Orleans, Louisiana, respectively. In addition, they will review information from autopsy series starting to emerge from other US cities as well as other countries. The speakers will present the actual evidence that COVID-19 is a systemic viral disease with multifaceted abnormalities of the lungs and the heart.

Speakers:

  • L. Maximilian Buja, MD (Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, McGovern Medical School of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston)
  • Richard Vander Heide, MD, PhD, MBA (Professor of Pathology, Louisiana State University Health Science Center)
  • Chhavi Chauhan, PhD, ELS (Director of Scientific Outreach/JMD CME Program, the American Society for Investigative Pathology)

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webinar - 8/19/20

COVID-19 Molecular Testing: The Wild, Wild, West that Nobody Wanted

Date: June 8, 2020

Description: Drs. Tsongalis and Fernandes will discuss the challenges of implementing Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) testing for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA during the recent COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, they will focus on the implementation and clinical utility of these EUA tests for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA at laboratories in the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Speakers:

  • Helen Fernandes, PhD (Director, Personalized Genomic Medicine Laboratory, @Columbia University Medical Center)
  • Gregory J. Tsongalis, PhD (Vice Chair for Research/Director of the Laboratory for Clinical Genomics and Advanced Technology (CGAT), Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center)
  • Chhavi Chauhan, PhD, ELS (Director of Scientific Outreach/JMD CME Program, the American Society for Investigative Pathology)

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webinar - 8/19/20

Autopsy in the Time of COVID-19

Date: June 3, 2020

Description: Drs. Buja and Williamson will discuss and address the concerns surrounding the postmortem examination of COVID-19 decedents as well as the use of effective personal protective equipment while conducting these autopsies. In addition, the speakers will share their knowledge of the findings reported to date in decedents dying of or with COVID-19.

Speakers:

  • L. Maximilian Buja, MD (Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, McGovern Medical School)
  • Alex K. Williamson, MD (Chief of Autopsy Pathology/Director of Northwell Regional Autopsy Service, Northwell Health)
  • Chhavi Chauhan, PhD, ELS (Director of Scientific Outreach/JMD CME Program, the American Society for Investigative Pathology)

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