Experts available to comment on winter outlook for respiratory viruses

Western University has the following experts available to discuss what to expect during the winter months as respiratory viruses, including COVID-19 and influenza, continue to circulate in the community.

Eric Arts
Professor, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Canada Research Chair in HIV Pathogenesis and Viral Control

Areas of expertise: Molecular virology, vaccine development, wastewater testing for COVID-19, influenza and other respiratory viruses.

Dr. Anna Gunz
Associate Professor, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Areas of expertise: Paediatric health care, paediatric critical care, respiratory illnesses and children.

Miguel E. Quiñones-Mateu
Professor, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western Research Chair in Viral Pathogenesis

Areas of expertise: Virus evolution, COVID-19 variants, vaccine development, influenza and other respiratory viruses.

Dr. Nitin Mohan
Assistant Professor, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Master of Public Health and Global Health Systems

Areas of expertise: Public health epidemiology, public health policy, RSV and influenza.

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