Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for COVID pneumonia
June 26, 2020 - Astudy led by Dr. Sylvain Boet will test if hyperbaric oxygen therapy may be able to help some people with COVID-19 pneumonia.
Preventing dangerous blood clots in COVID-19 patients
June 26, 2020 - Drs. Lana Castellucci, Marc Carrier and colleagues are contributing to an international clinical trial to find out whether a high dose of blood thinner can prevent dangerous blood clots in hospitalized COVID-19 patients.
Using big data to find promising drugs for COVID-19
June 26, 2020 - Dr. Derek MacFadden and his colleagues plan to identify promising drugs to treat COVID-19 by analyzing past data from 3,000 Ontario patients treated for other kinds of coronavirus infections.
Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on pregnant women and babies
June 25, 2020 - Very little is known about how COVID-19 affects pregnant women and their babies. Drs. Darine El-Chaâr, Marc-André Langlois and their team plan to address this knowledge gap through several large studies. Dr Langloisís team will be ...
Harnessing cancer-fighting viruses to develop a COVID-19 vaccine
June 25, 2020 - Drs. Carolina Ilkow, John Bell and colleagues are harnessing their expertise in making oncolytic (cancer-fighting) viruses to develop a vaccine against COVID-19, in partnership with scientists and clinicians in Canada and around the world.
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