Please join us online on the 14th of October, 2021 16.30-17.30 hrs

Unfortunately Peter Horby will be unable to speak in person on Thursday. His zoom presentation will be on display in College room 4, followed by drinks!

The RECOVERY Trial: design, impact, and lessons

Peter Horby is a physician, epidemiologist, and Professor of Emerging Infectious Diseases and Global Health at the University of Oxford. He is the co-chief investigator of the RECOVERY Trial into drugs for COVID-19 (the largest clinical trial of COVID-19 therapeutics in the world).

The RECOVERY trial was the first report positive results of the first life-saving COVID-19 drug, Dexamethasone and Horby is the primary author on the published report. Horby is one of the 23 attendees of the UK Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) and the chair of the UK New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group (NERVTAG). He was knighted in 2021 for services to medical research.

Host: Colin Russell

Registration & zoom link on AII website