Covid-19 Outbreak Response combining E-health, Serolomics, Modelling, Artificial Intelligence and Implementation Research

This project aims to close existing gaps between clinical, epidemiological and immunological information in order to better respond to the Covid-19 pandemic. European researchers from the Netherlands, Switzerland and Germany, as well as partners from China, Ivory Coast and Nepal are working together to achieve this goal. In addition, existing cross- or partial immunity against SARS-CoV-2 is to be investigated in Germany and Nepal. The data collected will help to better assess the transmission of the virus and evaluate the effectiveness of measures against its spread.

Study Overview

Study nameCovid-19 Outbreak Response combining E-health, Serolomics, Modelling, Artificial Intelligence and Implementation Research
ProjectCORESMA
Sources of Monetary or Material SupportHorizon 2020
Region(s)Germany, Nepal
Location(s)Kathmandu, Hannover
Primary outcomeSeroprevalence of SARS-Cov-2 antibodies in Nepal and Germany
Research QuestionSeroprevalence of SARS-Cov-2 antibodies in Nepal and Germany
Diagnostic test(s) used
  • CoViPlex , developed by HZI/NMI , Multiplex Serology panels
Antibody class(es)IgG, IgA
Study population N9000
Total population in the area1100000
Primary outcomeSeroprevalence of SARS-Cov-2 antibodies in Nepal and Germany
Principal InvestigatorGérard Krause , Helmholtz HZI , serohub@helmholtz-hzi.de
Team members
  • Gérard Krause, Principal Investigator, Helmholtz (HZI)
  • Monika Strengert, Laboratory Manager, Helmholtz (HZI)
  • Nicole Schneiderhan-Marra, Laboratory Manager, NMI Naturwissenschaftliches und Medizinisches Institut an der Universität Tübingen
  • Matthias Becker, Scientist, NMI Naturwissenschaftliches und Medizinisches Institut an der Universität Tübingen

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