COVID-19 Research Projects

New Research Projects

Listed below are all research projects that have been launched or expanded as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Most of the projects have already begun, some are about to start.

Researcher Institute/Department Title
Brüggen, M.C. Dermatologische Klinik USZ Maculopapular drug rashes with eosinophilia associated with proton pump inhibitors in severe COVID-19 cases: A Sars-CoV2-specific phenomenon?
Fraefel, Cornel Virologisches Institut Development of an RT-RPA assay that supports sensitive and specific SARS-CoV-2 diagnostics in less than 30 minutes
Freund, Alexandra M.
Scholz, Urte
Psychologisches Institut Predicting the endorsement of preventive behaviors in the context of the Corona virus pandemic: Examining temporal dynamics and the role of risk communication
Greber, Urs Institut für Molekulare Biologie Anti-CoV: Full-cycle high-throughput infection screen to identify clinical compounds with high repurposing potential against COVID-19
UZH News: Das Coronavirus an der Achillesferse packen
Hargittai, Eszter Institut für Kommunikationswissenschaft und Medienforschung

Covid-19 and Digital Media Use (Website)
UZH News: Hohe Akzeptanz für Tracking-App
NZZ: Tracking-App-Chancen stehen gut

Hofmann-Lehmann, Regina Clinical Laboratory Vetsuisse Faculty COVID-19 in a One-Health Context: Natural SARS-CoV-2 infection in animals and its implication for infection control
Kucher, N. Klinik für Angiologie USZ Enoxaparin for primary thromboprophylaxis in ambulatory patients with coronavirus: a randomized controlled trial
Kübler, D. Institut für Politikwissenschaft Fighting the epidemic in a (direct) democracy: popular, political and legal acceptability of public health measures to counter COVID-19 in Switzerland
Münz, C. Institut für Experimentelle Immunologie Pharmacological and antibody mediated inhibition of coronavirus infection and their influence on its immune control
Nilsson, Jakob Klinik für Immunologie USZ

Immunological correlates of COVID-19 severity

UZH News: UZH Researchers in the Fight Against Coronavirus
Video: How to recognize severe cases?
Puhan, Milo Institut für Epidemiologie, Biostatistik und Prävention Learning from the COVID-19 epidemic: A stress test to improve the future health care system and patient care responses to epidemic threats in Switzerland
UZH News: UZH Researchers in the Fight Against Coronavirus
Video: How many people are immune?
Schlag, Thomas Theologisches Seminar

Churches Online in Times of Corona (CONTOC)

Schwank, Gerald Institut für Pharmakologie und Toxikologie Generation of high-affinity anti-SARS-CoV2 antibodies for diagnostics and intervention