Thursday, July 28, 2022, at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer hosts this Health Matters to talk about coronavirus variants including the current Omicron BA.5 variant. Guests include Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Joseph Bocchini, with Willis-Knighton Health System; Dr. John Vanchiere, Professor and Chief, Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases with LSU Health; and Krista Queen, PhD, Director of Viral Genomic and Surveillance at LSU Health Shreveport. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502 during the show.
Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022, at 6 p.m. Kermit Poling will host this episode of Health Matters as we talk with Andrew Yurochko, PhD, Krista Queen, PhD, and about COVID Sequencing – why it matters and how LSU Health Shreveport is contributing to this international conversation. Dr. Andrew Yurochko is the Director of the Center of Excellence for Emerging Viral Threats, Professor and Vice Chairman, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology, Carroll Feist Endowed Chair in Viral Oncology and Director and PI, CoBRE Center of Applied Immunology and Pathological Processes at LSU Health Shreveport. Dr. Krista Queen is the Director of Viral Genomics and Surveillance for the Center of Excellence for Emerging Viral Threats at LSU Health Shreveport. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502 during the show.