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Speakers

Executive Director, THSTI
Podcast host

Date & Time

Tue, 26 May 2020

Location (for BIC Venue, BIC Hybrid and BIC Cafe)

Bangalore International Centre
7, 4th Main Road, Domlur II Stage
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560 071 India
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Contact

+91 98865 99675 bic@bangaloreinternationalcentre.org

Medical Scientist Dr. Gagandeep Kang talks to host Pavan Srinath about ongoing drug development efforts against COVID-19. She discusses the challenges of developing antiviral medicines and lays out the unprecedented efforts taking place to test drugs old and new against the novel Coronavirus.

In case you missed it, Dr. Kang was previously on Episode 8 of BIC Talks, ‘A Quest for Immunity’, to talk about vaccine development against COVID-19.

Dr Gagandeep Kang is a 2016 Infosys Prize laureate, and is currently the Executive Director of the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute. Dr Kang is a key contributor to the understanding of diarrhoeal diseases, rotavirus epidemiology and vaccinology in India, with a stellar career at Christian Medical College Vellore. She is also the Chair of the National Technical Advisory Group for Immunisation and the Vice Chair for the Coalition of Epidemic Preparedness and Innovations.

Speakers

Dr. Gagandeep Kang

Executive Director, THSTI

Dr Gagandeep Kang is the Executive Director of the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute. She is an award-winning medical scientist who is a key contributor to the understanding of diarrhoeal diseases, rotavirus epidemiology and vaccinology in India, with a stellar career at Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore. She is also the Chair of the National Technical Advisory Group for Immunisation and the Vice Chair for the Coalition of Epidemic Preparedness and Innovations.

To read and listen to more from Dr Gagandeep Kang, visit: Webpage | Google Scholar | Wikipedia | Webinar with India Alliance on COVID-19.

Pavan Srinath

Podcast host