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1er Symposium canadien sur la COVID LONGUE

Tuesday, February 20, 2024, from 1pm – 2pm ET, Online via Zoom

Dr. Robby Nieuwlaat

Dr. Robby Nieuwlaat, MSc, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University

Dr. Rob Wüst

Dr. Rob Wüst, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Vrije University Amsterdam, The Netherlands


  • Dr. Susan Law, PhD

    • Knowledge Mobilization Lead, Long COVID Web

    • Associate Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation

    • Senior Scientist, Trillium Health Partners


Session Overview:

Dr. Wüst’s presentation, titled ‘Skeletal Muscle Abnormalities Worsen After Post-Exertional Malaise in Long COVID’ will provide new insights into the pathophysiology of post-exertional malaise in patients with long COVID. Specifically, he will discuss skeletal muscle alterations that help to explain the reduced exercise capacity, and other abnormalities that are linked to the development of post-exertional malaise.


Dr. Nieuwlaat’s presentation on ‘Canadian Guidelines for Post COVID-19 Condition (CAN-PCC): project design and update’ will then cover the overall CAN-PCC project design, including guideline development, knowledge mobilization and evaluation, as well as progress to date and next steps.


Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions of the speakers following their presentations.

Watch here.

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