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Abstract Session 3

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Friday, July 28, 2023
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Ballroom 1

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Ms Aimee Altermatt
Research Assistant
Burnet Institute

The long and the short of it: long COVID burden and impact in a cohort with past COVID-19 infection

1:15 PM - 1:27 PM

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Aimée Altermatt is a research assistant at the Burnet Institute, working in mathematical modelling of infectious diseases and data analysis of COVID-19 related studies.
Dr Emily Eriksson
Senior Research Officer
The Walter And Eliza Hall Institute

Long-lived anti-cytokine autoantibodies associated with post-acute sequalae of SARS-CoV-2 infection

1:27 PM - 1:39 PM

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Dr. Emily Eriksson is an infectious disease immunologist based at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) in Melbourne. She is a co-lead investigator of the COVID PROFILE longitudinal Australian cohort study and is leading the COVID serology team, which have developed an autoantibody serological assay.
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Ms. Stefanie Bader
PhD Student
The Walter And Eliza Hall Institute

TNF signaling via Caspase-8 drives inflammation during SARS-CoV-2 infection in vivo

1:39 PM - 1:51 PM

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Stefanie Bader is a PhD student in the Infectious Diseases and Immune Defence division at WEHI. Stefanie studied biochemistry in Germany and is now researching the role of cell death and inflammation during SARS-CoV-2 infection, and how these pathways may be targeted as therapeutic options for treatment of severe COVID-19.
Dr Susan Morpeth
Clinical Microbiologist And Infectious Diseases Physician
Middlemore Hospital, Te Whatu Ora

Nafamostat for COVID-19: a randomised clinical trial

1:51 PM - 2:03 PM

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Miss Yanshan Zhu
Phd Candidate
School Of Chemistry And Molecular Biosciences, The University Of Queensland

An International, Multi-center Analysis of Pediatric COVID-19 Severity over the Course of the Pandemic

2:03 PM - 2:15 PM

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I am a PhD candidate at the University of Queensland, focusing on "Children and the spread of respiratory viruses", my work on the role of children in SARS-CoV-2 transmission has been picked up by numerous media outlets and helped influence policy during the COVID-19 outbreak (data used by WHO).

Chair Person

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Alexis Apostolellis
CEO
ASHM

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Nicholas Medland
Researcher
The Kirby Institute

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