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Newswise: Tulane University launches new coronavirus research program to develop a vaccine and advanced diagnostics

Tulane University launches new coronavirus research program to develop a vaccine and advanced diagnostics

Tulane University

From working to develop one of the first nonhuman primate models for the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to designing new nanotechnology-based tests to rapidly diagnose infections, researchers at Tulane University are responding across disciplines to the emerging coronavirus epidemic.

Channels: Aging, Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Vaccines, Coronavirus,

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20-Feb-2020 10:45 AM EST
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Newswise: Tulane math professor leads effort to map spread of coronavirus

Tulane math professor leads effort to map spread of coronavirus

Tulane University

Professor James “Mac” Hyman's goal is to help the public health community better understand and predict the spread of the COVID-19 and to quantify the effectiveness of various efforts to stop it.

Channels: All Journal News, Infectious Diseases, Mathematics, Public Health, Coronavirus, China News, Southeast Asia News,

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18-Feb-2020 12:15 PM EST
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Newswise: Scientists May Have a Way to Let Preemies Breathe Easier
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Scientists May Have a Way to Let Preemies Breathe Easier

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

The continuing epidemic of pre-term birth includes this stark reality: tiny, fragile babies are born with underdeveloped lungs and prone to lifelong respiratory infections and related chronic illnesses. Cincinnati Children’s researchers report in Immunology the discovery of a complex biological process could in the development of cost effective treatments to help babies develop lifelong pulmonary resistance to respiratory infections.

Channels: Cell Biology, Children's Health, Infectious Diseases, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders, Immunology, All Journal News,

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12-Feb-2020 1:45 PM EST
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Newswise: Data scientists ID potential vulnerabilities in the COVID-19 virus

Data scientists ID potential vulnerabilities in the COVID-19 virus

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Data scientists analyzing genetic sequences of the COVID-19 coronavirus have identified potential vulnerabilities that could help in vaccine development and further study of the infectious disease now spreading worldwide.

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17-Feb-2020 2:05 PM EST
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FSU expert available to comment on effectiveness of flu vaccine

Florida State University

By: Bill Wellock | Published: February 14, 2020 | 3:35 pm | SHARE: As an outbreak of a new coronavirus makes headlines across the world, another more common infectious disease is spreading across the United States and beyond — the flu.About 8 percent of the U.S. population gets sick from the flu each season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Channels: Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Vaccines, Coronavirus, Influenza,

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17-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Researchers Show How Ebola Virus Hijacks Host Lipids
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Researchers Show How Ebola Virus Hijacks Host Lipids

Biophysical Society

Robert Stahelin studies some of the world’s deadliest viruses. Filoviruses, including Ebola virus and Marburg virus, cause viral hemorrhagic fever with high fatality rates. Stahelin, professor at Purdue University, examines how these viruses take advantage of human host cells.

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12-Feb-2020 12:30 PM EST
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