Living with Long COVID

Tuesday, October 12, 2021


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What are the long-term effects of illness?

With high rates of infection but low rates of hospitalisations and deaths, our COVID concerns are shifting now that more and more of us are getting both vaccines. The long-term issues caused by COVID infection can be debilitating for some.

Our expert panel will discuss who is getting Long COVID, what it's like to live with it, and what the implications and advice could be going forward.

About the speakers

Professor Tim Spector, OBE

Lead investigator on the ZOE COVID Study app

Prof. Tim Spector is a scientific co-founder at ZOE, lead scientist of the ZOE COVID Symptom Study, professor of genetic epidemiology and director of the TwinsUK Registry at King's College, London. Having published over 800 research articles, he is ranked in the top 1% of the world's most-cited scientists by Thomson-Reuters. He is also a prolific writer, with several popular science books including 'The Diet Myth' and 'Spoon-Fed'.

Dr. Claire Steves

Reader in aging research at King's College London

Claire is a Reader at King’s College London. She is also a Consultant Geriatrician at Guys and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust as well as the Deputy Director (Clinical) for TwinsUK. Claire is interested in the interactions between physical and mental health in ageing.

Professor Alexander Hammers

Professor of imaging and neuroscience at King's College London

Alexander Hammers, a Neurologist with a particular interest in epilepsy, is Professor (Honorary Consultant) of Imaging and Neuroscience and Head of the King’s College London & Guy’s and St Thomas’ PET Centre at St Thomas’ Hospital. He is a member of the King’s ZOE COVID Study team as a general clinician scientist with personal experience of Long COVID.

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