TWiV 633: Singapore viral

June 30, 2020

From DukeNUS Medical School, Vincent speaks with Ashley, Sheemei, Eng Eong and Dahai about their careers and their research on flaviviruses and sensing of viral RNA.

Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Sheemei Lok, Dahai Luo, Eng Eong Ooi, and Ashley St. John

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2 comments on “TWiV 633: Singapore viral

  1. Bruce Fehr Jun 30, 2020

    Thanks Vincent..excellent podcast.
    Beautiful minds and cutting edge science..

  2. Katherine Jul 3, 2020

    Wow…they are finding with Covid-19 issues with angiotensin 1 or 2 can lead to lots of ROS in the endothelium and an increase in Von Willebrand factor elongation…thus leading to clotting…which is what is making this disease so much than many other respiratory illnesses. It sounds like this guy already figured this out ahead of time. Are there any studies where blood is taken when the sample is collected for the PCR so they can measure if stress level at time of infection correlates with severity of disease?

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