Novel cancer platform could treat SARS-CoV-2
MADISON, WI—Nanotechnology startup Nano RED formed when its founders sought to discover a new method of treating cancer. During the COVID crisis, they discovered their novel platform could also prevent and treat SARS-CoV-2.
In-home saliva test
LAWRENCE, KANSAS—Researchers at the University of Kansas are looking to place an in-home, saliva-based testing unit for COVID-19 on the commercial market. The team will present documentation to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) later this year to seek emergency authorization. Funding for the research was provided by National Institutes of Health.
Immune system memory and COVID
EVANSTON, IL—At their lab at Northwestern University, anthropologist Dr. Thomas McDade and his co-researchers are studying antibodies and COVID, saying the body’s backup immune system remembers the virus.
Improving air quality