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.
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.
Rowan batteries boost protection for Cooper doctors
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.
Multidisciplinary OU Team Unites to Prototype, Test and Validate Essential Equipment Designs
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.
Oregon State University project to determine COVID-19 prevalence in Corvallis
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.
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.
UCI Health launches therapeutic clinical trial for COVID-19
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.
COVID-19 More Likely to Impact Smokers and People Exposed to Secondhand Smoke, Report Finds
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).
COVID-19: Researchers to model novel coronavirus for spread mitigation
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.
UH researcher’s team helps develop vaccine for COVID-19
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.
Two Miami University researchers receive NSF RAPID grant to develop coronavirus-attacking materials
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.
University of Arkansas Chemist Developing 3D Simulations of Coronavirus Spike Proteins
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.
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.
MSU faculty Conduct COVID-19 survey of Mississippi adults on habits, coping during pandemic
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.