We Discuss Genomic Sequencing Efforts of Local COVID-19 Strains with Dr. Paraic Kenny of Kenny Lab | Podcast S2 E 25

Jun 10, 2020 | Digital Media, Podcast

Pariac Kenny Podcast
Listen as we talk to Dr. Paraic Kenny of Kenny Lab about genomic sequencing and COVID-19 and much more.
Below are the questions we asked Dr. Paraic Kenny ·
  • First before we get into COVID-19 Dr. Kenney could you tell us about yourself. It certainly is impressive that you have your own lab. http://kennylab.org/ What got you interested in health and medicine not to mention research
  • On to COVID-19 when did you first start thinking this virus was going to be a big problem?
  • What was the genesis of the study to better under stand COVID-19 strains?
  • How did you get involved with the local health department (La Cross Public Health Department)? · We know that you have international partners in this endeavor? How did this come about?
  • What have you learned thus far about the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)?
  • Dr. Kenney we have heard that there are a number of SARS-CoV-2 strains—can you update the TrialSite Network audience—how many strains of SARS-CoV-2 are there? Are some more potent or dangerous than others? ·
  • Do all the strains originate from Wuhan China? Is that conclusive?
  • Based on your tests and investigation has any material strategies changed there at Gunderson in relation to COVID-19 treatments?
  • How far along is this type of testing and analysis coming along across the United States?
  • What are the implications for what you have accomplished thus far?
  • Gunderson Health System has a great reputation—could you name three things that make it stand apart for other researchers to hear?
  • Any parting words of wisdom for other researchers interested in similar pursuits? Any collaborations for them to consider

Gundersen Medical Foundation Participates in Global COVID-19-based Sequencing & Data Sharing for New Insights


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