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Nothing to sniff at: Screening platform identifies drugs that could fight the common cold
January 10, 2020 - A team led by Dr. Robin Parks has developed a new way to identify drugs that may be good candidates for treating the common cold. While many products can treat cold symptoms, there is currently no way to treat the viruses that causes the disease, suc
Dr. Robin Parks awarded $790,000 from CIHR to study common cold virus
December 16, 2015 - An average person will suffer around 400 colds in his or her lifetime and these colds account for 40% of all workplace absenteeism. Colds can also have much more serious consequences in people with compromised immune systems, as well as the very youn


Name Scientific appointment Diseases, conditions and populations of interest Research and clinical approaches
Parks, Robin
Senior Scientist
Brain and neuromuscular disease, Cancer, Common cold, Muscular dystrophy, Neuromuscular disease Gene therapy, Molecular and cellular biology, Viral therapy

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