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Nelson Lee, Professor Division of Infectious Diseases in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Canada

 Nelson Lee

Country of residence: Canada

Dr. Nelson Lee  MD, MBBS, MCRP(UK), FRCP(Lond), FRCP(Edin), FIDSA

Dr. Nelson Lee is a Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Canada.  His research interests include influenza (seasonal, pandemic, avian), RSV, and coronavirus infections, and severe pneumonia in the hospitalized adults. He has conducted a wide range of translational and basic science studies, including clinical trials on influenza therapeutics, diagnosis and patient management, virokinetics, host response, nosocomial transmission, and infection control. He has published over 200 research articles and book chapters, many of these are results of cross-discipline and international collaborations. Dr. Lee’s works have been referenced in clinical guidelines of international health authorities including CDC US, WHO, IDSA, etc., and he has received multiple academic awards and competitive research grants in recognition of his work. Outside the Division, he serves in several international professional societies and conference scientific committees to promote the exchange of information, interaction of scientists, and collaborative efforts against infectious diseases. He is currently a scientific committee co-chair (clinical track) for the 2019 OPTIONS conference and has also held this role in the past (Options IX 2016).