The podcast will feature Dr. Maria Freire, President and Executive Director of the FNIH interviewing researchers and partners who are working tirelessly to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic. Guests will share their unique perspective as it relates to solutions to this deadly virus.
Interview with Drs. Mary Beth Harler and Robert Plenge from Bristol Myers Squibb
Dr. Freire hosts an engaging and informative conversation with two scientists from Bristol Myers Squibb: Dr. Mary Beth Harler, Senior Vice President, Head of Immunology & Fibrosis Development, Global Drug Development and Dr. Robert Plenge, Senior Vice President, Research & Early Development and Head of the Immunology, Cardiovascular, Fibrosis, and Global Health Thematic Research Center team. Learn how treatments for COVID-19 are addressed along the continuum from initial work in the lab to patient care. Drs. Freire, Harler and Plenge also discuss the importance of looking at the biology of this virus to identify the best treatment options.
Interview with Dr. Janet Woodcock
Dr. Freire engages in a lively and eye-opening conversation with Dr. Janet Woodcock, acting commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. Drs. Freire and Woodcock explore the process to move drug candidates effectively and safely from clinical trials to market. Learn how it happened so quickly and what it means for you.