COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2 Research Projects at MSU
May 12, 2020
Brett Etchebarne, Yuki Harada
Isothermal amplification for rapid diagnostics.
Jack Lipton, Caryl Sortwell
Digital droplet PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 in low viral load specimens.
Early detection and statewide testing.
Implementing COVID-19 related vaccine studies in Grand Rapids.
Emily Greeson, James Klausner
Stability of N95 masks after sterilization.
Mike Mandella (adjunct faculty)
Low cost accessible ventilator designs.
3-D printing of face shields.
Bryan Smith, Mark Worden
New ventilator designs by the BioDesign Program.
Potential to test residents of adult foster care homes and residential substance use treatment.
How to provide kits to homes and what kinds of skills are needed to administer them. How to manage patients to prevent the spread of infection and to alleviate the need for hospital beds.
Relationships between COVID-19 clinical outcome with the airway microbiome and metabolome.
Predisposing factors that may increase risk of COVID-19 after infection.
Donna Wang, Ling Wang
ldentifying genetic factors associated with COVID patients’ severity.
Nigel Paneth, Joseph Gardiner
Trials using convalescent serum to treat COVID-19 patients.
SARS-CoV-2 spike protein/pseudo-type project.
Bruce Uhal, Yonghui Zheng, Tom Dexheimer, Joseph Nichols
Targeting ACE2 for blocking entry of SARS-Cov-2 virus
Therapeutic targeting autophagy and the lysosome (hydroxychloroquine) for SARS-CoV-2.
Collaborating on DMFO-mediated inhibition of viral replication.
Michael Bachmann, Mark Reimers
Development of novel therapeutics based on plant compounds.
Said Omar, Masamitsu Kanada
Placental mesenchymal stem cells and placental-derived exosomes as a potential therapy.
In vivo tracking of inhaled ACE2 targeting theranostic nanodurgs using magnetic particle imaging.
Improve cells for vaccine production and testing coronavirus production.
Dohun Pyeon and Xuefei Huang
Developing novel vaccine program.
Carbohydrate based vaccines for SARS-CoV-2.
Chitin-based polymer nanoparticles as vaccine delivery and/or drug delivery to the lungs.
Heart organoids to study effects of SARS-CoV-2 on cardiomyocytes.
Capacity building of Telehealth for management of patients with chronic vascular disease
Portable magnetic levitation system for rapid fatal cardiac risk assessment.
Supratik Rayamajhi, Adesuwa Olomu, Al-Abcha, Cherian, Oladeji, L Wang
Retrospective analysis of cardiovascular outcomes in patients with COVID-19.
Developing a biostatistic database for Ascension Providence Hospital, emphasis on racial disparity.
Dawn Misra, Ken Rosenman
MDHHS proposal for COVID mortality review.
Rayamajhi, CI- Tatineni, Kherallah, L Wang
COVID-19 mortality review in a large community teaching hospital.
Collaborator on COVIDiSTRESS study, a global online survey on attitudes and stress responses.
Claudia Holzman, Lixin Zhang
Modeling to communicate to the public risks of alternative approaches to food shopping.
Gustavo de los Campos
Establishing a longitudinal cohort for the study of COVID-19.
Jean Kerver, Nigel Paneth
COVID-19 related surveys to ECHO funded pregnancy cohorts, ARCH and MARCH.
Kelly Hirko, Jean Kerver
Advances in telehealth approaches at local hospitals in response to COVID-19 crisis.
John P Verboncoeur, Gustavo de los Campos
Supply Chain risks and vulnerabilities.
Eric Achtyes (Lena Brundin, John Mann)
Covid-19 related anxiety of inflammatory biomarkers in depressed and suicidal patients.
National registry for perinatal COVID-19 infections.
Characterizing COVID-19 disparities and outcomes among Medicaid births in a highly-impacted State.
Data Science and Modeling
Collaboration with UT Austin for a COVID-19 dashboard.
Rapid screening tools for genetic variants connected to COVID-19.
Gustavo de los Campos
Machine learning algorithms to detect risks and vulnerabilities along a supply chain.
Kathleen Oberst, Zhehui Luo, Kevin Brooks
Assisting local hospitals with their electronic medical record data to conduct predictive analytics to inform their planning/response to a COVID-19 patient surge.
Optical detection of SARS-CoV-2 is human samples.
Debajit Saha, Erik Shapiro
Effect of COVID-19 on sense of smell and identifying early indicator of the disease.
Viral concentration in influent wastewater sampling.
Imaging viral induced fibrosis.
Randi Stanulis, Ann Austin
Educational training and effective standards for telehealth practices with a particular focus on attending to issues of health disparities in telehealth.