How Has COVID Changed Translation?

Date and Time: 

September 8, 2020

at 5:00 pm–7:00 pm



Event Description

COVID-19 has disrupted the world. We are changing almost every aspect of our lives from the way we walk down the street to the way we socialize, shop, study, and work. The challenges of this pandemic also provide opportunities for science led decision-making to innovate policy, regulation, ethics, intellectual property, and funding opportunities.

Join TR Talks as we discuss how science-driven translational of research, can help us establish evidence-based sound responses, policies, and innovations for a solid foundation during and after a pandemic.

Special Guests: 

Dr. Nicole Woods


The Wilson Centre

Scientist & Associate Director of Operations

Prof. Molly Shoichet


University of Toronto

Canada Research Chair in Tissue Engineering

Brian Schwartz

Associate Professor | Dalla Lana School of Public Health | University of Toronto

Dr. Peter Loewen

Department of Political Science and the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy | University of Toronto


Dr. Vivek Goel


University of Toronto, Public Health Ontario, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences|, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES)

Vice President, Research and Innovation, Adjunct Senior Scientist

Patrick Clifford

Research Institute of Southlake Regional Health Centre

Director of Research and Innovation