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How Are Cancer Researchers Fighting COVID-19? (Part II)

Join us for part two of our virtual showcase of Koch Institute cancer researchers who have pivoted existing research to address biomedical challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Four MIT faculty members will share their work developing new treatment strategies and interventions for the disease. After each presentation, a brief moderated Q&A session will allow participants to learn more about the science and understand how the Koch Institute’s flexible, collaborative research models accelerate innovation in the face of rapidly evolving understanding.


Michael Yaffe, MD, PhD
David H. Koch Professor of Science
Intensive Care Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Overcoming respiratory distress

Angela Koehler
Samuel A. Goldblith Career Development Professor in Applied Biology
Novel therapeutic candidates

Sangeeta Bhatia, MD, PhD
John J. and Dorothy Wilson Professor of Health Sciences and Technology and of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Nanomedicine for monitoring, prevention and therapy

Robert Langer, PhD
David H. Koch Institute Professor
Drug and vaccine delivery

Moderated by

Salil Garg, MD, PhD
Charles W. (1955) and Jennifer C. Johnson Clinical Investigator


June 29, 2020
11:30 am - 12:45 pm




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