Knowing how much virus is present in a patient’s various tissues will be of ‘critical importance’ in clinical trials of potential treatments
More than a dozen “rapid response” research projects have been launched by Genome B.C. aimed at improving COVID-19 virus and antibody detection, and accelerating the development of treatments and vaccines.
The applications for such a test are many, said Brumme, an SFU professor and lab director for the B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS.
Knowing how much virus is present in a patient’s various tissues will be of “critical importance” in clinical trials of potential treatments that will be tested at St. Paul’s Hospital and sites all over the world.
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