LA Best Covid-19 Spotlight Series

  • Ren Sun, a professor of molecular and medical pharmacology who is developing saliva test strips to diagnose SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
  • Dr. Otto Yang, a professor of medicine who has developed immunotherapies and nanoparticle vaccines against HIV and other viruses and is currently investigating their application to COVID-19.
  • Daniel Kamei, a professor of bioengineering who develops point-of-care diagnostic technology that could be applied to detecting COVID-19 detection.
  • Eran Halperin, a professor of computational medicine who is a co-lead on UCLA’s Stop Covid-19 Together initiative, which is crowdsourcing data from participants to help researchers understand how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting different communities.