Creation of the ASM Commission and the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic database

05.05.2020
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Academy of Sciences supports the efforts of researchers to identify the most sustainable and efficient answers to the actual issues of society.  Taking into consideration, that one of the most important issues on the agenda of the authorities of all levels, medical staff and scientists is the fight against the pandemic, the ASM Presidium, initiated the creation of a database of publications in national and international journals, as well as other relevant information regarding the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and the COVID-19 pandemic, which humanity is facing at the present stage. At the same time, the ASM Presidium approved the composition of a Commission of experts in the field of medicine, which will work with researchers from various fields and will come up with constructive recommendations for overcoming the epidemiological crisis. (https://asm.md/publicatii).

On April 28, 2020, at 15:00, the Academy of Sciences organizes the online Scientific Symposium entitled "COVID-19 Pandemic: Medical Scientific Support or What We Need to Know About SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus and Pandemic"  with the participation of the members of the Commission. At the Symposium will be present the special guest - Professor Randy Schekman from the University of California (Berkeley, USA), Laureate of the Nobel Prize in Medicine. The event will be broadcast live on https://idsi.md/tv, starting with 15:00.

The chairman of the Commission of Experts is Mrs. Academician Eva Gudumac, habilitate doctor in medical sciences, university professor, member of Life Sciences Section of the ASM, well-known expert in the field of thoracic surgery. The composition of the ASM commission also includes: the university professor Emil Ceban, habilitate doctor in medical sciences, rector of USMF “Nicolae Testemitanu”; academician Stanislav Groppa, habilitate doctor in medical sciences, university professor, member of the Life Sciences Section of the ASM, vice-rector for research activity of USMF “Nicolae Testemitanu”; corresponding member. Viorel Prisacari, habilitate doctor in medical sciences, university professor, member of the Life Sciences Section of the ASM, head of the Department of Epidemiology of USMF "Nicolae Testemitanu"; Constantin Spinu, habilitate doctor in medical sciences, university professor, head of the Research and Innovation Department of the National Agency for Public Health; habilitate doctor in medical sciences Gheorghe Plăcinta, associate professor, head of the Department of Infectious Diseases of USMF "Nicolae Testemitanu"; doctor of medical sciences Leonid Chișlaru, associate professor, scientific secretary of the Life Sciences Section of the ASM (secretary of the Commission).

Event schedule of 28 April,2020 can be accessed at the link https://asm.md/simpozionul-stiintific-online-dedicat-pandemiei-covid-19-organizat-de-academia-de-stiinte-moldovei

 

 Hab. Dr. Liliana Condraticova,

General Scientific Secretary of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova

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