Emory University has partnered up with liberal arts college Curry College most recently setting up research operations in the Miller Field House to conduct a study on students, faculty and staff involving COVID-19 antibodies. Investigating COVID-19, over 450 Curry College volunteers agreed to give two vials of blood in this antibody investigation. Demonstrating a spirit of participation and commitment to finding cures for COVID-19, the students were driven by a number of factors, from family to concern about healthcare. This particular study is part of a broader study of COVID-19 made possible by $88 million in federal grants to Emory University.
As reported recently in Currier Times by Olivia Perron, many students have been personally hit hard by the pandemic. In one case, Kayla Knudson, a first year student, shared, “I was motivated to participate in this research study because over winter break 16 people in my family, including everybody who I live in the same house with, tested positive for Covid and I somehow did not, so I am really curious to see what my results say when I get them back.”
This study centers on the assessment as to whether C...
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