May 8, 2020 - IU Research Impact: COVID-19 update

IU School of Medicine professor calls for recovered COVID-19 blood donations after having disease himself

After recovering from COVID-19, Brandon Oberlin calls on Hoosiers who have also recovered from the disease to donate blood for research..

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COVID-19 and energy insecurity

Relief must be provided to energy-insecure households facing dire challenges brought on by the pandemic, say IU public affairs professors.

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Supporting community health workers under pandemic restrictions

Community health workers find creative ways to use resources and support their clients despite physical distancing

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Navigating COVID-19 with a chronic disease

Individuals with diseases such as epilepsy are at higher risk for COVID-19. An IUPUI researcher is working to help them better prepare for the future.

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App helps Indiana counties track COVID-19 symptoms

IU and rural health care providers are joining forces to track reports of COVID-19 symptoms, analyze the virus's spread, and aid residents.

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Featured Experts

This weekly series of arts and humanities talks and presentations about COVID-19 and related phenomena provides perspectives for understanding and addressing the current historical crisis. Participants include faculty from IU Bloomington, IUPUI, and other experts from around the Hoosier state, chosen in collaboration with Indiana Humanities. The conversations are streamed live on Facebook every Tuesday at 8 pm.

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COVID-19 Funding Opportunities

The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering is soliciting proposals for projects to produce innovative SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic tests that will assist the public’s safe return to normal activities. The Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) program will utilize $1.5 billion from the CARES Act. The program leverages the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Point-of-Care Technology Research Network (POCTRN). POCTRN can provide up to $500M across multiple projects. Projects will proceed through a "Shark Tank-like" rapid selection process and then through further review.

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