Sick of COVID-19? Listen in for the source on the latest research, drug development and treatments

Sponsored by Springer Nature
Recorded on 09/30/2020

Posted in Scholarly Communication and Research


As the world continues to be impacted by the COVID-19 virus, the scientific and medical research communities continue to search for effective treatments and work on vaccine options. At this point sharing data findings on the virus and its health impacts is vital, but how can we process this overload of information? Did you know there are over 500 drugs related to COVID-19 virus treatment in various phases? How can we support researchers in accessing the latest COVID-19 research, therapeutics and drug developments?

In this one-hour webinar, join us as we explore tools available to quickly uncover the status of drug development and academic research trends, international collaboration, project funding and more related to COVID-19.

This webinar is intended to provide an overview of the latest COVID-19 developments for the benefit of researchers, clinicians, policymakers, public health professionals, and information managers across the university and healthcare sectors.


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    Heidi Becker

    Senior Product Specialist & Engagement ManagerDimensions

    Heidi Becker is the Senior Product Specialist & Engagement Manager for Dimensions at Digital Science. Heidi came to Digital Science with an extensive background in non-profit and government organizations. Most recently, Heidi worked in the Planning and Evaluation department of a major science funder, spearheading the advancement of post-grant assessments as well as enhancing pre-award review of potential grantees through available new technologies, including Dimensions.

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    Jeff Southwood

    Director, Product Management AdisInsightSpringer Nature

    Jeff Southwood is the Director of Product Management for AdisInsight in the Database Group at Springer Nature. Jeff started his career at Adis as a senior product marketing manager and has held many positions during his 15 year tenure. He is currently responsible for guiding product strategy for AdisInsight, managing an international team of product managers, and assisting Springer Nature sales teams to insure the database delivers value to end users. Jeff has both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.