Research efforts that are currently underway to improve our understanding of COVID-19. Including links to some clinical trials and other studies that are recruiting participants from Minnesota, as well as links to other studies being done in Minnesota to get a better picture of the trends and impact of COVID-19.
Organizations looking for study participants:
Note: MDH is providing links to help people find opportunities to be involved in research studies that may apply to them. MDH is not involved in these research studies.
University of Minnesota: UMN Clinical Trials Information on several clinical trials to determine if drugs used for malaria, high blood pressure, and Ebola can help people exposed to COVID-19.
Essentia Health: ACTIV-6 Clinical Research Trial ACTIV-6 is an at-home clinical study working testing medications that are approved for treating health conditions other than COVID-19 to see if they can help people with mild to moderate COVID-19 feel better faster and stay out of the hospital.
NIH: ClinicalTrials.gov Other studies can be found on the National Institutes of Health's website for clinical trials. Search for "COVID-19" under "Condition or disease."
UMN School of Public Health: COVID-19 Science and Research Summaries of research projects happening through the School of Public Health exploring different aspects of COVID-19, including information on Minnesota COVID-19 Modeling done in partnership with MDH.
Mayo Clinic Researchers Double Down on COVID-19 Summaries of research projects happening at Mayo Clinic, including clinical trials and other studies, to find treatments for COVID-19 as well as a vaccine to prevent it.
Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in Healthy Blood Donors Partnership with Innovative Blood Resources and the University of Minnesota to assess for SARS-CoV-2 antibodies among blood donors.
Survivor Corps: National and International Research Studies and Trials List of surveys and studies focused on long COVID and other post-COVID conditions. Includes remote options for participation.