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Moving to the Clinic: Issues and barriers

Thursday September 23, 2021 - 13:25 to 14:30

Room: General Session

110.1 The origins of COVID-19

Dominic Dwyer, Australia

Clinical Professor
Westmead Clinical School, Institute for Clinical Pathology and Medical Research
The University of Sydney


Professor Dominic Dwyer is a medical virologist and infectious diseases physician based at Westmead Hospital and the University of Sydney, Australia.  He is Director of Public Health Pathology in New South Wales, and Director of the Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research.  He trained at St Vincent’s and Westmead Hospitals in Sydney, and undertook postgraduate research in HIV/AIDS at the Institute Pasteur in Paris, France.

He has a clinical and research interest in viral diseases of public health importance, including COVID-19, influenza and other respiratory viruses, HIV, antiviral drug resistance and arboviruses.  He is actively involved in investigations of outbreaks of viral infections, including at mass gatherings, and manages an antiviral and vaccine clinical trials unit.

He is a member of the WHO-China Joint Study Team on the Origins of SARS-CoV-2.

Presentations by Dominic Dwyer