USC COVID-19 Tools & Resources
Examining the impact of COVID-19 on aging service agencies across Los Angeles County by conducting open-ended key informant interviews with directors and managers of these agencies.
EAGER: COVID-19 Modular Disinfection System based on Ultraviolet Irradiation.
Piloting a grassroots campaign with a community partner to co-design and deploy handwashing stations on Skid Row. Details at handwashing.
Advisory Services for Covid-19 Response Efforts
Appointed Chair of of the COVID-19 Taskforce for the California Pharmacists Association with the charge to respond to the coronavirus situation and its impact on the profession of pharmacy and patient care services in California.
Children’s Data Network
The USC Children’s Data Network is honored to have played a significant role in the rapid development and operation of mychildcare.ca.gov, a searchable, web-based interface that connects essential workers across the state of California to quickly find timely, accurate information about the availability of local, licensed child care slots. Learn more here.
Developing a multimodal COVID-19 data archive (COVID-ARC).
RAPID: COVID-ARC (COVID-19 Data Archive) Research Experience for Teachers Supplement
Developed a chatbot on the CHLA website for patients to check their own symptoms and advise on whether they should come in for a scheduled appointment or convert appointment to a phone or telehealth visit.
Creating an app about COVID-19 to provide info and estimate probability of COVID-19 symptoms.
Creating a COVID-19 imaging data repository.
The USC Immunohistochemistry Laboratory has the ability to offer interested researchers the ability to perform RNA scope in-situ hybridization (ISH) testing of tissue for a variety of COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2 and related human targets.
CLEF COVID-19 Response Fund Application
Developed E-ventilator, a decision support system to help manage mechanical ventilators, implementing evidence based protocols validated in adults with ARDS.
Developing 3-D printed prototypes for test swab.
Detecting active situations and needs reported in social media across the globe in many languages for first responders and decision makers to quickly identify hot spots and better allocate resources.
Working with an international team to develop and deploy open CoronaSurveys and related analytical tools to track the evolution of confirmed and suspected cases over time.
COVID-19 and the Crisis: Vulnerabilities in Los Angeles is an analysis and slide deck created for community partners to demonstrate how certain vulnerable populations in Los Angeles are particularly threatened.
Roadmap to Recovery: Collaborating with UCLA Luskin to lift up issues of vulnerable communities and prepare a roadmap that leaders can use to ensure populations and communities in Los Angeles County most impacted by COVID-19 are not left behind.
CPB – COVID 19 Stabilization Funds
AI models for scoring scientific research on COVID-19 based on reliability and impact.
RAPID: Supply Chain Portal to Serve Entrepreneurs Producing Critical Items in Response to COVID-19 (SupCovid).
Protein Production to Support COVID-19 Research at USC
An ongoing archive of Twitter data associated with the coronavirus as well as resources to help you use it for research. Link to site.
Providing a variety of lung cells (adult, fetal, stem) to study effects of virus.
COVID-19 Digital Contact Tracing and Sensing Tools for Health Departments: Development, Implementation, and Ethics Research
Knowledge graph of coronavirus scientific literature, including entity, relation and event annotations extracted using machine reading software and augmentation from various bioinformatics databases.
Michael T. McCurdy
Entering clinical data into The University of Maryland School of Medicine’s IRB-approved multi-center registry examining the use of vasopressors in COVID-19 associated shock. Additional details found here.