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APLU Member COVID-19 Research Initiatives

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MIT initiates mass manufacture of disposable face shields for Covid-19 response
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A team from MIT has designed disposable face shields that can be mass produced quickly to address hospitals’ needs nationwide.
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Michigan State University
Michigan State Researchers Respond to COVID-19
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Michigan State researchers respond to COVID-19.
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University of Michigan
University of Michigan: Researching a Global Pandemic
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Researchers across a wide variety of disciplines at the University of Michigan are using their expertise to address the global COVID-19 pandemic.
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Wayne State University
Wayne State COVID-19 Research
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As with many universities and communities facing the COVID-19 pandemic, Wayne State University has adjusted its research support and programs during this period to best manage the challenge at hand for the health and well-being of all.
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University of Montana
UM Researchers Work on COVID-19 Vaccine
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Researchers in the Center for Translational Medicine at the University of Montana have been awarded $2.5 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health to identify and advance a COVID-19 vaccine candidate.
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Rowan University
Rowan batteries boost protection for Cooper doctors
Protective Equipment
Using their know-how and parts bought at a local hardware store, two Rowan University electrical engineers recently built rechargeable batteries to power critically needed personal protective equipment for Cooper University Hospital in Camden.
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Stony Brook University
Researchers Developing Computer Models That Could Speed Coronavirus Drugs
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A team of Stony Brook University researchers is developing computer models that could help speed the discovery of drugs to combat the novel coronavirus responsible for COVID-19.
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The University of Oklahoma
Multidisciplinary OU Team Unites to Prototype, Test and Validate Essential Equipment Designs
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As the nation works to alleviate the widespread shortage of protective gear and equipment for health care workers and first responders, the 3D printing community, manufacturers and hobbyists are stepping in to help.
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Oregon State University
Oregon State University project to determine COVID-19 prevalence in Corvallis
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Oregon State University scientists will embark on a groundbreaking project in the coming days as they start testing in the greater Corvallis community to determine the prevalence of the virus that causes COVID-19.
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University of Tennessee System
University of Tennessee Responds to Covid-19
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In addition to providing prevention and travel safety information to its statewide constituents and communities, the UT System is also leading the state of Tennessee in researching infectious diseases – including COVID-19 – and their prevention.
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Texas A&M University
Texas A&M Scientist Seeking Health Care Workers For COVID-19 Vaccine Trials
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Dr. Jeffrey Cirillo is leading a national team that hopes to repurpose an existing tuberculosis vaccine to fight the coronavirus. About 700 participants are needed in Texas for the clinical trial.
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University of New Orleans
UNO Professors’ Research Targets Viral Proteins to Stop COVID-19
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University of New Orleans professors Steve Rick and Chris Summa are part of a research collaboration studying ways to stop the virus that causes COVID-19.
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University of Utah
University of Utah Responds to COVID-19
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The University of Utah research community responds to COVID-19
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George Mason University
Mason scientists’ DNA nanotech research could target illnesses such as the coronavirus
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Mason researchers’ work with DNA nanotechnology could be adapted to fight viruses such as the coronavirus.
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University of California, Irvine
UCI Health launches therapeutic clinical trial for COVID-19
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UCI Health clinicians have launched a clinical trial to test the efficacy of the antiviral drug remdesivir as a potential therapy for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that has reached pandemic levels across the globe.
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UCLA
University of California, Los Angeles
COVID-19 Research & Innovation at UCLA
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Innovation and Research keeps going at UCLA. Learn more about how researchers are innovating treatments for COVID-19.
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University of California, Merced
COVID-19 More Likely to Impact Smokers and People Exposed to Secondhand Smoke, Report Finds
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Smokers and former smokers are not only more susceptible to COVID-19, they are far more likely to see their conditions worsen over time and to require intensive respiratory assistance, according to a review released Thursday by the UC Merced Nicotine and Cannabis Policy Center (NCPC).
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WMU
Western Michigan University
COVID-19 response grants awarded for innovative research related to pandemic
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Socioeconomic Research
The University's Office of Research and Innovation has awarded five grants for research related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Pennsylvania State University
COVID-19: Researchers to model novel coronavirus for spread mitigation
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With COVID-19 cases rising to 330,000 in the United States with nearly 10,000 deaths, researchers are coming together to find novel methods in an attempt to alleviate the uncertainty surrounding its spread.
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Iowa State
Iowa State University
Iowa State University Responds to COVID-19
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The Iowa State University research community is conducting vital research on the spread of COVID-19.
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UHawaii
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
UH researcher’s team helps develop vaccine for COVID-19
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As confirmed COVID-19 cases continue to rise, the need for a vaccine to prevent the spread of the flu-like virus grows. University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa scientist Axel Lehrer is among those helping in that global fight.
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UCSD
University of California, San Diego
UC San Diego's COVID 19 Research Community Impact
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UC San Diego researchers are working around the clock to address the many challenges of COVID-19, from testing and treatments to high performance computing and devices.
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Miami University
Two Miami University researchers receive NSF RAPID grant to develop coronavirus-attacking materials
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Two Miami University researchers in protein, polymer and materials chemistry received a Rapid Response Research (RAPID) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a project that will address the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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University of Oregon
University of Oregon Experts Respond to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
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In these extraordinary times, our faculty are conducting research and offering advice, solutions, and expertise on the coronavirus—to understand its effect on us, our well-being, and society.
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Auburn University
Auburn design adapts CPAP machines into emergency ventilators
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A group of Auburn engineers has developed a way to quickly and inexpensively convert CPAP machines into ventilators, one of the most important tools hospitals have for helping COVID-19 patients.
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Arizona State University
ASU develops state’s first saliva-based COVID-19 test
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In an effort to make COVID-19 diagnostic testing easier and more readily available to Arizonans, researchers at Arizona State University have developed the state’s first saliva-based test.
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University of Arkansas
University of Arkansas
University of Arkansas Chemist Developing 3D Simulations of Coronavirus Spike Proteins
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Computational chemist Mahmoud Moradi will develop enhanced, 3D simulations of the molecular dynamics of coronavirus spike glycoproteins to gain better understanding of how the virus binds to human cells.
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UC Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley
UC Berkeley Researchers Respond to COVID-19
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UC Berkeley researchers are rising to meet the complex challenges of COVID-19 by addressing immediate health care and engineering challenges and considering the broad societal, economic and ethical implications.
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Davis
University of California, Davis
UC Davis Researchers Repond to COVID-19
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The UC Davis research community is conducting vital research on the spread of COVID-19.
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MS State
Mississippi State University
MSU faculty Conduct COVID-19 survey of Mississippi adults on habits, coping during pandemic
Socioeconomic Research
Faculty at Mississippi State University are conducting a survey to learn how Mississippians are assessing knowledge, forming attitudes and engaging in practices concerning social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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