About this event

  • Date and time Thu 20 Aug 2020 from 12:30pm to 1:15pm
  • Location Online

Register to join Episode 38 'Challenges of testing' on Zoom here.

This episode will feature Professor Roger Kirby, the new President of the RSM, interviewing Professor Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine at the University of Oxford, on the subject of testing and COVID-19.

Professor Sir John Bell is a Canadian immunologist and geneticist. Between 2006 and 2011, he was President of the Academy of Medical Sciences, and since 2002 has been Regius Professor of Medicine at the University of Oxford, as well as being a key adviser to the UK Government.

The discussion will focus on where we are with testing, looking at the different types of virus and antibody tests in production, and why efficient testing is game-changing for the management of the virus.

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Key speakers

Professor Sir John Bell

Professor Sir John Bell

Regius Professor of Medicine at the University of Oxford



Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM. 

Special rates for difficult times

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s COVID-19 online events are available free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.