COVID-19 Research Award: Past Winners

The program is intended to broadly support COVID-19-related research from bench to bedside and encourages the use of human biospecimens from the Duke University School of Medicine COVID-19 Shared Data and Specimen Repository.


Christopher Cox, MD, MPH, MHA
Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine 
Self-directed mobile mindfulness stress reduction for frontline COVID healthcare workers: a RCT

Maria Blasi, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases 
Effect of sex and cigarette smoking on the airway epithelium response to SARS-CoV-2 infection

Mihai Azotei, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Design of Novel Immunogens to Elicit Antibodies with Broad Reactivity Against Current and Emergent Coronaviruses