Episode 7 - Dr. Brent Richards

Episode 7 - Dr Brent Richards

When will a COVID-19 vaccine or treatment arrive? Dr. Brent Richards, Senior Investigator at the Lady Davis Institute, is involved in a new province-wide COVID-19 BioBank project. He answers that question and explains how the fundamentals of virus research works.

  • BrentRichards_EN_1.mp3Dr. Brent Richards, Senior Investigator at the Lady Davis Institute, tackles the question of whether or not we may soon see a COVID-19 vaccine or, at the very least, a treatment of some sort. STARTS: “We are not…” ENDS: “… COVID-19 infection.”1 MB
  • BrentRichards_EN_2.mp3What exactly is a BioBank? Dr. Brent Richards explains. STARTS: “A BioBank is…” ENDS: “… COVID-related complication.”2 MB
  • BrentRichards_EN_3.mp3The COVID-19 BioBank is a Quebec-wide initiative, collecting millions of pieces of data per individual. Dr. Brent Richards talks about how how quickly this research project was formed and the importance of sharing information. STARTS: “By doing so…” ENDS: “… that done in two weeks.”1,021 KB

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