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ICTR COVID-19 Clinical Research Center Town Hall March 10


COVID-19 among Pregnant Women and Children: State-of-the-State and Update on Studies at Johns Hopkins and Affiliated Hospitals


Part I:  Children and COVID-19

Overview of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Children

Anna Sick Samuels, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics


Overview of Studies in Children at JHU

Deborah Persaud, MD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Interim Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases


CCPSEI Cohort Study

Nadine Peart, MD, Senior Fellow, Pediatric Infectious Diseases


Therapeutic Trials

Remdesivir PK Study in Children

Allison Agwu, MD, Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases

Convalescent Plasma in Children

Oren Gordon, MD, Senior Fellow, Pediatric Infectious Diseases


Studies at All Children’s Hospital

Neil Goldenberg, MD, PhD, Professor and Director of Research

Raquel Hernandez, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics


SARS-Co-V-2 Vaccines and Children

Kawsar Talaat, MD, Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


Cardiac Complications of SARS-CoV-2

Cedric Manlhiot, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiology


Part 2:  Pregnant Women and COVID

COVID-19 in Pregnancy, an Overview plus Remdesivir in Pregnancy, A Clinical Trial

Ahizechukwu Eke, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology


Convalescent Plasma in Pregnancy

Jeanne Sheffield, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division Director, Maternal-Fetal Medicine


Immune Responses to SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Pregnant Women

Irina Burd, MD, PhD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Director, Integrated Research Center for Fetal Medicine



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March 10, 2021


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


COVID-19 Clinical Research Center Staff