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Global News Radio
In a morning interview, Professor Khan discussed the science behind some COVID-19 breakthrough cases in vaccinated individuals.
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CTV Your Morning
Professor Khan joined this morning news program to discuss COVID-19 cases with rapid onset severity.
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CityNews
Professor Khan spoke to CityNews reporter Tina Yazdani about the lowered age limit for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
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Toronto Star
Ben Cohen from the Toronto Star discusses vaccine demand at pharmacies with Professor Khan.
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CP24 News
In a live discussion, reporter Shanelle Kaul discussed the change in age eligibility for the AstraZeneca vaccine with Professor Khan.
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Global News
Reporter Shallima Maharaj spoke to Professor Khan about Ontario’s Phase 2 vaccine rollout.
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CFRA Ottawa
Professor Khan was discussing the Moderna vaccine delay on the Ottawa At Work program with reporter Leslie Roberts.
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Global News
Reporter Don Mitchell writes about COVID-19 case surges, variants, and Professor Khan’s analysis.
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Global News
A discussion about variants and vaccine supplies with 900 CHML Global News Radio team.
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CTV News
Professor Khan speaks about the latest J&J COVID-19 vaccine delays and news with the CTV evening news team.
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Toronto.com
Reporter Megan DeLaire speaks to Professor Khan about limited vaccine supplies and the considerations behind prioritization.
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CBC Radio
Professor Khan had the opportunity to discuss Ontario’s vaccine distribution with CBC Radio One stations across the province.
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The Canadian Press & CTV News
Melissa Couto Zuber spoke to Professor Khan about Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose COVID-19 vaccine.
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Global News
Reporter Emerald Bensadoun interviewed Professor Khan about variants and at-risk populations.
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National Post
Reporter Liam Casey speaks to Professor Khan about potential changes to Ontario’s vaccination plan.
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CTV News
Professor Khan joined CTV News to speak about Ontario’s expanded vaccine distribution plans.
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CBC Radio
A discussion on Ontario’s goal to vaccinate 40% of adults by May with the CBC Radio team.
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NBC News
Professor Khan joined NBC WGRZ TV to discuss COVID-19 in Ontario and the implications on cross-border traffic.
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CP24
In a live discussion, Professor Khan joined others on an expert panel to discuss the science (and challenges) that influence the rollout and lockdown measures.
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Toronto Star
Speaking with Toronto Star about the next steps for Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccine task force.
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OFK Lab News
Congratulations to our PhD candidate Julien Couture-Senécal on his CGS scholarship! Well done, Blue Coat!

CityNews
Professor Khan discusses the recent clinical data from Pfizer-BioNTech’s trial in younger individuals.
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Global News Radio
Professor Khan was on The Morning Show discussing vaccine supply, logistics and variants.
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Global News
Speaking with the Global News Team on the new guidance around AstraZeneca vaccines in Canada.
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Toronto Star
Talking about vaccination rates and re-infection with the Toronto Star.
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CTV News
A great discussion on variants and the vaccine rollout thus far with the CTV News Channel.
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U of T Engineering News
Professor Khan answers vaccine questions in a new Q&A interview.
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Global News
Professor Khan helps answers questions about vaccinations for the immunocompromised.
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CBC News
Sharing more information about the AstraZeneca vaccine with the CBC News.
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OFK Lab News
A great action shot of OFK Lab’s Blue Coats!
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Ottawa At Work
Professor Khan joining the CFRA Ottawa radio program to talk about vaccine clinical data.
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Global News
Speaking with the Global News team about Canada’s AstraZeneca vaccine plans
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CTV News
Talking to CTV News Channel about the first AstraZeneca pause in Europe.
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CityNews Calgary
Don’t forget your body needs time to develop protective immunity post-vaccination.
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Global News
Professor Khan joined a great discussion on the 3rd wave and the Sunnybrook field hospital.
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Toronto Star
Check out this great infographic on how vaccines work. Professor Khan was happy, as always, to help with the science.
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CityNews and 660 News
Discussing vaccine distribution and age eligibility across the country
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Global National News
Professor Khan thanks Global National News for the opportunity to discuss misconceptions surrounding the COVID-19 vaccines.
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CTV News Channel
In an interview with CTV News Channel, Professor Khan discussed the J&J COVID-19 vaccine and what it means for the overall vaccine rollout.
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Global News Radio 900 CHML
Professor Khan was on the radio discussing Health Canada’s approval of the J&J vaccine.
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Breakfast Television
Professor Khan discussed the status of the AstraZeneca vaccine and the impact on Ontario’s rollout.
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Global News
Professor Khan was interviewed on Global News about Canada’s first shipment of AstraZeneca vaccine
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U of T News
Alanna Manning’s research was featured in a recent U of T news article.
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National Post
Professor Khan discusses vaccine approvals and testing.
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Metroland Media Article
Professor Khan was interviewed about the emerging COVID-19 variants and the country’s vaccinate rollout.
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CP24 News Channel
Professor Khan was interviewed on CP24 about Health Canada’s approval of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
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Toronto Star
Professor Khan’s interview on the COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination hesitancy.
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MbD Annual Symposium: Better Science through Convergence
Professor Khan is moderating the “Lessons Learned in Translation” session that features speakers Bob Langer (MIT) and Kim Warren (AVROBIO).
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OFK Lab News
Check out Alanna Manning’s poster “Bone marrow endothelial cell targeting by RNA nanoparticles create an on-demand functional treatment for chronic inflammation associated with autoimmune disease” at the Medicine by Design 5th Annual Symposium.
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OFK Lab News
Check out Julien Couture-Senécal’s poster “Tolerogenic RNA nanoparticles to treate multiple sclerosis” at the Medicine by Design 5th Annual Symposium.
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OFK Lab News
Check out Anson Lau’s poster “Gene-editing and antiviral combination therapy for cytomegalovirus clearance in donor lungs before transplantation” at the Medicine by Design 5th Annual Symposium.
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OFK Lab News
Check out Grayson Tilstra’s poster “Change into a new pair of genes: multigene control for rheumatoid arthritis” at the Medicine by Design 5th Annual Symposium.
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OFK Lab News
Julien Couture-Senécal will attend the 8th International mRNA Health Conference
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OFK Lab News
Anson Lau is presenting his gene editing work at the 2020 Till & McCulloch Meetings
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OFK Lab News
Julien Couture-Senécal receives the 2020 Wildcat PhD Fellows Award

U of T BME News
Omar F. Khan joins IBBME as assistant professor
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Swing State Podcast
Where Is The Vaccine? Omar Khan, PhD Lays It Out
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MIT News
Progress toward a Zika vaccine
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Nature Biotechnology
The ‘anti-hype’ vaccine
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MIT Spectrum
Hot Shots: MIT postdocs deliver a disruptive rapid vaccine development platform
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Reuters
Experimental vaccine could provide rapid response to diseases
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Digital Trends
MIT Engineers Make Programmable RNA Vaccine
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MIT News
Engineers design programmable RNA vaccines
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Medtech Boston
Creator of 7 Day Vaccine Wins at Swissnex Global Pitchfest
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BBC
MIT Engineers Make Programmable RNA Vaccine
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Koch Institute
Target Practice – 2014 Image Award Winner
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WORLD.MINDS
Delivering Results
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Future Medicine
Customizable, Rapid-Response Vaccine Platform Technology
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