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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: COVID19: Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies and Infection Severity
Principal Investigator:

Kenneth M Kaufman

Location: Cincinnati, OH
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $149,344
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The new Covid-19 virus is deadly for 0.2% to 4% of people infected, with older men the most severely afflicted with this scourge, being mortal to ~15% of those infected over 80 years, making the US Veteran population especially vulnerable. It is critically important to understand the mechanisms of this lethal pathophysiology in order to design interventions that will save lives. MERS, SARS-CoV, and now the new human Covid-19 mean that three coronaviruses have threatened to become horrific public...

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