COVIRNA is a patient-centred Innovation Action aiming to generate a diagnostic tool to identify COVID-19 patients at risk of developing fatal cardiovascular complications.
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Identifying those at most risk from COVID-19
The overall goal of the COVIRNA project is to generate a diagnostic test based on cardiovascular RNA biomarkers highly predictive of the clinical outcomes of COVID-19 patients and to enable its rapid market uptake with the aim to improve individualised surveillance, care and follow-up of these patients in the context of the current pandemic.Find out more about the project
How we will do it
Our work packages are evolving, but include consideration and development of:
Existing & past
The LIH, through the Cardiovascular Research Unit of the Department of Population Health (DoPH), led by Dr Yvan Devaux, will be the Coordinator of “COVIRNA”. The consortium of organisations delivering COVIRNA includes:
News & Events
COVIRNA video: Can RNAs aid in predicting cardiovascular outcomes of COVID-19?
The COVIRNA Consortium is pleased to share the official COVIRNA video. The video outlines the aim of the COVIRNA project to generate an innovative diagnostic tool to identify COVID-19 patients at risk of developing fatal cardiovascular complications in the context of the current pandemic, ultimat…
TACKLING COVID-19: THE NEW EU-FUNDED COVIRNA PROJECT
The COVIRNA project, led by the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), is one of the 23 research projects awarded within the framework of the Horizon 2020 call for Expression of Interest “Innovative and rapid health-related approaches to respond to COVID-19 and to deliver quick results for society…