COVID and Pulmonary Fibrosis – Dr. Daniel Marinescu

In this educational video, CPFF fellow Dr. Daniel Marinescu explains the relationship between pulmonary fibrosis (PF) and COVID-19.

What you will learn:

  • What is pulmonary fibrosis is and some of the most common causes of the disease
  • The differences and similarities between progressive (e.g., IPF, CTD-ILD) and non-progressive subtypes of pulmonary fibrosis (e.g., PF resulting from COVID-19)
  • The impacts of COVID-19 infection on patients with ILD
  • How ILD patients can protect themselves against COVID-19

Learn more about COVID and pulmonary fibrosis

Dr. Daniel Marinescu, MD, MSc, is an ILD Respirologist at Vancouver General Hospital. He also works as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at UBC, and is a postdoctoral fellows at the Centre for Lung Health with the support of funding from CPFF. Through his research, Dr. Marinescu seeks to understand the association of genetic risk factors with clinical outcomes across various ILD subtypes.