A global team of scientists led by UCSF has discovered drugs that block the coronavirus, paving the path for a possible treatment for COVID-19.
On Monday, May 18, that team’s leader, Dr. Nevan Krogan, will join The Chronicle’s Jason Fagone to answer your questions live on Reddit. Ask them anything on Reddit’s r/Coronavirus subreddit via u/SFChronicle.
Fagone has been covering Krogan and the UCSF lab’s work since March, when he first spotted their research on the website biorxiv.org.
“We’ve found something about this virus that I hope can help people,” Krogan told Fagone in an interview. In April, Krogan and his colleagues published their unprecedented findings in the journal Nature.
We will update this article with a transcript of the questions and answers from Reddit after the “Ask me anything” (or AMA) is completed.
How to join
Find us on Reddit at u/SFChronicle. The page will be open for your questions starting at 8 a.m. PDT on Monday, May 18. The live chat kicks off at 9 a.m.
— Dr. Nevan Krogan directs the Quantitative Biosciences Institute at UCSF, a group of research labs that study disease, within the School of Pharmacy.
— Jason Fagone is a narrative writer with The San Francisco Chronicle, focusing on in-depth stories and investigations.
— Jenna Fowler is a data analyst and social media editor for The Chronicle.