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Teach Me in 10 – How Can Plants Be Used To Fight COVID-19? With Dr Kathleen Hefferon

Video   Oct 22, 2020

 

How can plants be utilized in humanity's fight against COVID-19? That's the topic for this week's installment of Teach Me in 10, where we're joined by microbiologist Dr Kathleen Hefferon from Cornell University.

When we think about plant-based medicines, often our minds jump to the past, where plants were used as therapies for thousands of years. But advances in modern technology are truly advancing plant-based therapeutics for applications in medicine today for a variety of diseases. In this installment of Teach Me in 10, Dr Hefferon talks us through the concept of plant-based therapeutics and focuses specifically on her research exploring plant-based vaccines for COVID-19. 





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