Rania Garde

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UChicago Lab Switches Focus to COVID-19 Testing

The Tay Lab is designing a saliva test as an alternative to the nasal swab for coronavirus testing. The nasal swab test’s high false negative rate—30 percent of cases may be missed—indicates there is room for improvement.

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May 5, 2020

UChicago Researchers Aid in Coronavirus Vaccine Design

“We already had plans to vaccinate animals with flu antigens, and we just swapped out the antigen,” researcher Aaron Esser-Kahn said.

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May 5, 2020

Community Organizers and Surgeons Train Community Members as Emergency Trauma Responders

SSA professor assesses new Trauma Responders Unify to Empower (TRUE) Communities project.

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January 7, 2020

When Healthcare Leads to Health Epidemics, Physician Shares Experiences with Ebola and War-Related Illnesses

Dr. Vinh-Kim Nguyen describes the cause of epidemics as traceable to disparities in healthcare and violence rooted in the pursuit of healthcare.

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November 27, 2019

Professors Receive $43 Million to Merge Genomic Databases

The project is part of a larger National Institute of Health funded push towards greater consolidation of bioinformatic resources.

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October 22, 2019