February 19, 2021

Investing in the fight to conquer COVID

Alberta Innovates invested in several projects exploring ways to reduce the spread and lessen the effect of COVID-19. The researchers leading these projects shared insights on the progress they’ve made.

University of Alberta researcher Dr. Andrei Drabovich’s project explores how mass spectrometry can be used as a tool to combat COVID-19.

University of Calgary researcher Dr. Jia Hu’s project looks at shifting public perceptions around COVID-19 behaviours and vaccination.

University of Calgary researcher Dr. Ken Parhar’s project examines how changing the position of critically ill COVID patients improves their chances of recovery.

University of Calgary researcher Dr. Puneeta Tandon’s project examines the indirect effects of COVID-19 on high-risk patients.