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Michael S. Diamond, MD, PhD, discusses the omicron roller coaster on ‘Show Me the Science’ podcast

Michael S. Diamond, MD, PhD, (right) the Herbert S. Gasser Professor of Medicine and a professor of molecular microbiology, and of pathology & immunology, speaks with David T. Curiel, MD, PhD, the Distinguished Professor of Radiation Oncology. The two worked to develop a nasal vaccine that targets the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The vaccine is licensed to a pharmaceutical company and is being tested in clinical trials.

A new episode of the podcast, “Show Me the Science,” has been posted. At present, these podcast episodes are highlighting research and patient care on the Washington University Medical Campus as our scientists and clinicians confront the COVID-19 pandemic.

This episode of ‘Show Me the Science’ featuring Michael S. Diamond, MD, PhD, The Herbert S. Gasser Professor, Departments of Medicine, Molecular Microbiology, Pathology & Immunology, focuses on how omicron makes many less sick than earlier variants, but is deadly to some and has negated some previously effective therapies