TWiN 9: COVID-19 neurology with Genna Waldman

August 11, 2020

Columbia University Chief Neurology Resident Genna Waldman joins TWiN to explains how her department prepared for COVID-19, and the neurological symptoms associated with the disease.

Hosts: Ori Lieberman, Andres Bendesky, Jason Shepherd and Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Genna Waldman

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12 comments on “TWiN 9: COVID-19 neurology with Genna Waldman

  1. Danciu Traian Liviu Aug 11, 2020

    IT seem this Covid is a temperature sensitive and replicate better under 37 degree Celsius
    Also under 37 degree Celsius increase risk of hemagglutination

  2. Kent Maurice Aug 12, 2020

    Is it possible the SARS-COV-2 virus is causing its loss of smell/taste through the nicotinic receptors? What has been studied in regards to different pentameters of the nAChR receptors and its binding affinity of the SARS-COV-2 versus the earlier SARS viruses? Has there been studies that show SARS binding of receptors that alter the channel binding of acetylcholine? Are there different hereditary, phenotypes of taste and smell receptors they may be more or less effected by the SARS-COV-2 virus? Do they correlate with more of a severe case of COVID? What potential genetic tests can determine the more severity of neurological symptoms in COVID? Is there a corresponding effect of CCR2 expression in COVID patients, especially in the Alzheimers patients-increased beta amyloid deposition leading to increase symptoms? APOE genetic predispositon to AZ and COVID? Senescent cell increase lead to more severity? How about of senolytics use in COVID potential?

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