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Duke University — COVID-19 Antiviral Studies (Ria Goswami)

Organization Name 
Award Date 
5/2020
Grant Amount 
$130,982
Purpose 
To support initial studies on the effectiveness of Hsp90 protein inhibitors as host-directed antivirals against the COVID-19 virus.
Topic (focus area) 

Grant Investigators: Heather Youngs and Chris Somerville

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigators. Duke University staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $130,982 to Duke University to support initial studies, led by postdoctoral researcher Ria Goswami, on the effectiveness of Hsp90 protein inhibitors as host-directed antivirals against the COVID-19 virus.

This falls within our work on scientific research, specifically within our interest in science supporting biosecurity and pandemic preparedness.