Our Impact: COVID-19 Research & Innovation

microbiome

Gut reaction: How the gut microbiome may influence the severity of COVID-19

Community of micro-organisms performs many beneficial functions, write Shirin Moossavi and Marie-Claire Arrieta, Cumming School of Medicine, in Conversation Canada

Read more

ACWA Lab

UCalgary, The City of Calgary and AHS team up in the fight against COVID-19

Wastewater samples will help identify local outbreaks, fast

Read more

COVID-19 research

UCalgary researchers launch 360-degree study of children and COVID-19

Unlocking the unique fingerprint of the virus will inform potential treatments and vaccines

Read more

Exergy lab

UCalgary partners to produce life-saving ventilator for COVID-19 crisis

Exergy Solutions-led project sees simple open-source ventilator adapted and upgraded to Canadian health standards

Read more

Pregnant moms across Canada surveyed on COVID-19

Pregnant moms across Canada surveyed on COVID-19

To shed light on stress, depression and infant brain development during this time of extreme change,  a research team at the Cumming School of Medicine (CSM) and Faculty of Arts at the University of Calgary is asking pregnant moms about the impact COVID-19 is having on their mental and physical health.

Read more

Sleep Study

COVID-19 researchers probe link between sleep and empathy

What happens to empathy when we aren't sleeping properly? UCalgary scholars seek participants for study

Read more

UCalgary Researcher

Researchers examine how COVID-19 affects health-care workers

Study underway in Cumming School of Medicine to better understand impact of pandemic

Read more

UCalgary researchers develop a new method to test for COVID-19

UCalgary researchers develop new method to test for COVID-19

Test allows for rapid results in areas with limited access to high-tech diagnostic equipment.

Read more

UCalgary researchers join national effort to use plasma as a treatment for COVID-19

UCalgary researchers join national effort for COVID-19

Study to investigate whether plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients can help others still battling the virus.

Read more

Leading metabolomics researcher in Faculty of Science mobilizes lab to help with COVID-19 relief

Leading metabolomics lab helps with COVID-19

Ian Lewis part of four new collaborative projects for testing, rapidly diagnosing viral infection.

Read more

UCalgary researchers tapped to help mitigate spread of coronavirus

UCalgary researchers help mitigate spread of coronavirus

Research teams in medicine, public policy, and social work bring skills to global outbreak.

Read more

UCalgary researchers inform City’s COVID-19 pandemic response

UCalgary researchers inform City’s COVID-19 pandemic response

Data scientists track spread of COVID-19 in Alberta and advise on best interventions to flatten the curve.

UCalgary research team develops hand-held device for speedy COVID-19 self-testing

UCalgary team develops hand-held device for speedy COVID-19 self-testing

Project chosen for federal funding; biosensor test is still months away from full production.

UCalgary, UAlberta, Alberta Health Services, and Government of Alberta team up to research whether a five-day treatment can prevent hospitalization for those at highest risk

Alberta study investigates early intervention with hydroxychloroquine

UCalgary, UAlberta, Alberta Health Services, and Government of Alberta team up to research whether a five-day treatment can prevent hospitalization for those at highest risk.

UCalgary researchers leading delivery of 12,000 COVID-19 face shields

UCalgary researchers leading delivery of 12,000 COVID-19 face shields

Cross-disciplinary group led by UCalgary researchers to produce visors for Alberta Health Services for May distribution.

Read more

Custom COVID-19 mask for health workers brings UCalgary alumni together

Custom COVID-19 mask for health workers brings UCalgary alumni together

Engineering and communications grads take experience on custom footwear to next step in fight against global pandemic.

Read more

UCalgary biomedical engineers and scientists join international effort to design modern-day iron lung

UCalgary biomedical engineers and scientists join efforts to design modern-day iron lung

Multidisciplinary team works toward creating an emergency pandemic ventilator.

Read more

Team gives a helping hand by cleaning hands

Team gives a helping hand by cleaning hands

UCalgary spinoff makes hand sanitizer to donate to community groups; additional supplies needed.

Read more