University of Southern California

Research

COVID-19 Animal Models

Last Updated: April 30, 2020

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Jae U Jung  

Recently published the first study to show animal model for SARS-CoV-2 that reproduces human COVID-19 infection and transmission. This animal model is key for drug and vaccine development.

Valter Longo  

Studying mouse fasting and fasting-mimicking diets (FMD) for improving immune system function in the elderly without causing detrimental side effects and increasing vaccination efficacy.

J.-H. James Ou  

Studying host cell response to COVID-19 and establishing mouse models for studying the pathogenesis.