Medical research

Strengthening the immune system with small molecules

Infections pose an increasing risk to hospitalized patients. In collaboration with a number of partners, the Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB has developed a new therapeutic approach ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fast smartphone self-test for COVID-19 developed

By depositing a saliva sample on a tiny device attached to your smartphone, you could find out in five minutes if you're infected, say pharmacists at Université de Montréal. The researchers are working on a technique to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research into drugs and vaccines to combat COVID-19

As the world anxiously awaits a remedy for the novel coronavirus, ETH Zurich is also involved in the search for active substances and vaccines. This overview sets out the therapeutic approaches pursued by ETH researchers.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The math logic that could help test more people for coronavirus

Rapid testing of patients is of great importance during a pandemic. But at a time when there aren't enough COVID-19 tests or testing has been slow, is there a way to enhance the process? As a mathematician and engineer, I ...


Possible coronavirus drug identified by Australian scientists

A collaborative study led by Monash University's Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) in Melbourne, Australia, with the Peter Doherty Institute of Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute), has shown that an anti-parasitic ...

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