NIH funds Yale School of Medicine projects re COVID

The National Institutes of Health has provided research support to two members of the Yale School of Medicine faculty through its Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics initiative, which seeks to speed innovation in the development, commercialization, and implementation of technologies for COVID-19 testing.

Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS, associate dean for health equity research, associate professor of general internal medicine, public health, and management, and deputy director of Yale Center for Clinical Investigation, has received RADx-UP support to enhance the COVID-19 diagnostic testing cascade.

Emily Wang, MD, MAS, associate professor of medicine (general medicine) and director of the SEICHE Center for Health and Justice, will lead a team to characterize the incidence of COVID-19 disease progression and related outcomes in correctional facilities