Potential Therapeutics in COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2

Understanding the pharmacology and mechanisms of potentially useful approaches
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (55 ratings)
1,939 students
Potential Therapeutics in COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (55 ratings)
1,939 students
Potential new therapeutics that may be effective in the current SARS-COV-2 COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic

Requirements

  • Scientific, medical, or healthcare background
Description

This course  covers Potential New Therapeutics that may be effective in the current SARS-COV-2 COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Topics include virus-targeted agents and host targeted agents, including clinical trial data on hydroxychloroquine/azithromycin, favipiravir, convalescent sera, and others. The pharmacology and mechanism of action of these approaches are described. Contents are based on the latest medical research literature in PubMed and are intended for a science-savvy audience. 

Our content creators have MDs, PhDs, PharmDs, and other advanced degrees. They have combined their years of expertise with research on the latest scientific info that may be helpful during this pandemic.

Who this course is for:
  • People with an understanding of science
Course content
4 sections • 13 lectures • 41m total length
  • COVID-19 background
    05:46
  • Drug Repurposing
    02:01
  • Virus-Targeted Agents
    11:34
  • Host-Targeted Agents
    03:27
  • On the Horizon
    02:49
  • NSAIDs
    01:24
  • Corticosteroids
    01:20
  • Hydroxychloroquine
    05:02
  • ACEis and ARBs
    01:58
  • Migraine
    01:19
  • Pregnancy
    02:37
  • Drug-Drug Interactions
    02:13
  • Slides
    00:00
  • Listing of Current Therapeutics
    1 question

Instructor
Medical Writer
Emma Nichols, PhD
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  • 8,871 Students
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Emma Nichols, PhD, is a long time writer specializing in medical topics. While working in a lab earning her PhD in molecular biology, she realized she would much rather write about science than "do" science and has been a medical writer ever since. She has a passion for teaching people about medical writing and communicating all things medical.