COVID-19 vaccine trials to be conducted at Washington University, Saint Louis University

COVID-19 vaccine trials to be conducted at Washington University, Saint Louis University
As U.S. scientists ramp up a national effort to evaluate COVID-19 vaccine candidates at clinical trial sites across the country, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Saint Louis University Center for Vaccine Development have been tapped to join the historic effort to find a COVID-19 vaccine that can prevent […]

Effort to screen potential COVID-19 antiviral drugs underway

Effort to screen potential COVID-19 antiviral drugs underway
Researchers can submit potential antiviral molecules for screening Six months into the pandemic, people diagnosed with mild cases of COVID-19 still are told to isolate themselves and wait out the infection at home. Doctors monitor such patients so they can intervene if their condition deteriorates, but no antiviral drugs have been shown to hasten recovery […]

The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital and ICTS Announce COVID-19 Research Funding Program Awardees

The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital and ICTS Announce COVID-19 Research Funding Program Awardees
In collaboration with The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital (FBJH), the Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) awards 11 investigators as part of the COVID-19 Research Funding Program. These eight-month grants provide critical financial support for COVID-19 translational research with potential direct clinical impact within the next 12 months. All research will be […]

WashU Investigators Utilize ICTS Structure and Resources to Advance COVID-19 Research

WashU Investigators Utilize ICTS Structure and Resources to Advance COVID-19 Research
Back in mid-March at the forefront of the pandemic shutdown, Washington University School of Medicine neurologist and ICTS investigator Eric Landsness, MD, PhD, was immediately thinking about how he could help. “As an academic neurologist, I wasn’t on the front lines,” commented Landsness. “But it was personally important to me to find a way that […]

National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C)

National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C)
The National Institutes of Health has launched a centralized, secure enclave to store and study vast amounts of medical record data from people diagnosed with coronavirus disease across the country. It is part of an effort, called the National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C), to help scientists analyze these data to understand the disease and develop treatments. […]