In partnership with Thermo Fisher Scientific. Medical Chronicle hosted a free, one-hour, CPD-accredited webinar on this topic, presented by Dr Jonathan Peter, head of the Division of Allergology and Clinical Immunology at Groote Schuur Hospital. 

In partnership with Thermo Fisher Scientific. Medical Chronicle hosted a free, one-hour, CPD-accredited webinar on allergies, COVID-19 and asthma [Image: Luisetta Planeta Leoni/Pixabay].

Topic: Is it allergy, COVID-19 or asthma?

Date: Thursday,  20th August 2020

Time: 19h00

Presenter: Dr Jonathan Peter

BIO – Dr Jonathan Peter

Dr Jonathan Peter is a physician, specialised in internal medicine at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. In February 2016, Jonathan was registered with the HPCSA as the first adult allergologist in South Africa, and is head of the Division of Allergology and Clinical Immunology at Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town and the Allergy and Immunology unit, UCT Lung Institute. Current clinical and research interests include: immune-mediated adverse drug reactions; urticaria and angioedema, as well as the intersection between COVID19 and immunogenomic pathways associated with Angioedema; primary immunodeficiencies and the aerobiology of South Africa.

Jonathan has over 80 publications in high impact factor journals, and H-index of 34. His research work is supported by international and local grant funding from the NIH, EDCTP, SA NRF and MRC. He has spent the last few months on the frontline of the COVID19 epidemic response at Groote Schuur Hospital.

A replay is available at this link