Warner Greene, MD, PhD

Distinguished Professor of Translational Medicine, Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology

Recorded, June 29, 2020

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Join Dr. Warner Greene, live Monday, June 29, 2020, as he shares his perspective on ways to think about, deal with, and potentially treat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Warner Greene’s lab is studying how the SARS-CoV-2 virus enters cells, and screening a library of FDA-approved drugs to identify those that could be repurposed as a treatment to stop cellular entry and spread of the virus.

 

Dr. Green is Director of the Gladstone Center for HIV Cure Research, the founder and Nick and Sue Hellmann Distinguished Professor of Translational Medicine of the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology, and a professor of medicine at UCSF. Dr. Greene is a member of the Institute of Medicine and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He received both his MD and PhD at Washington University in St. Louis and completed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

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    Now that the CoVid virus has a spike mutation, will vaccines in the making still be preventive?

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    What are your immediate aims for your screening library? How does the library function exactly?

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    How has the pandemic impacted the focus of your lab’s work? What was involved in pivoting to your current work?

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    What’s the doctor’s opinion regarding the AZD1222 vaccine? How does it compare with other candidates?

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    Please explain the progress (if any) taking place in your lab, and in other labs with which you’re familiar? Thank you.

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    For asymptomatic people testing positive for COVID-19, do we know how long the virus will remain in their body, and more importantly, how long could they be spreading the virus to other people?

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    In your opinion, how could we know when it would be considered safe to swim indoors again? Also, is it possible to get massage safely during the pandemic, especially if I am over age 60 with underlying conditions?

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    how to hear this lecture?

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    My gym is reopening following all guidelines. At 71, i am nervous about being inside when physically distanced. Should i be, for say elliptical machine or for indoor lap swimming? What advice?

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    1) Is there any evidence that this virus is mutating? What effects on finding an effective vaccine?
    2) Why is the US doing SO poorly vs other wealthy countries?

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    How does the ACE receptor relate to the blood pressure medications known as ace inhibitors?

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    Are people with arthritis more at risk from an inflammation overreaction if they contract the virus?

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    If the population would all wear a mask and distance was kept, what do you estimate would be the infection rate in a given area?

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    What about opening schools? Can teachers over 60 really be safe?

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    As a senior in good health who’s been sheltering in place/not shopping in stores, etc., can I safely rent a vacation house with my pregnant daughter and her family? If so, what precautions, etc., should all of us adhere to?

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    Can you comment on youth 4-12 years and their possible infection and spread?

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    Should people on ACE2 Inhibitors for hypertension switch to different antihypertensive?

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    what about LT effects on lung fibrosis, kidney dame, liver and chronic fatigue

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    How long does a person remain asymptomatic and shedding the virus?

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    For a family sharing custody who lives in different counties, when is it safe when one parent is immune compromised, for the children to be able to spend a week with the other parent without compromising the other parent?