COVID-19 Research

Title :

Development of functionalized inanimate surfaces with repurposable multi-targeted viricidal agents/drugs for preventive and cost-effective antiviral applications

Area of research :

COVID-19 Research, Life Sciences & Biotechnology

Focus area :

Drug repurposing for COVID-19

Principal Investigator :

Dr. Nagma Parveen, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur

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Executive Summary :

The project aims to develop viricidal coatings for inanimate surfaces used in healthcare settings such as surgical masks for the prevention of infectious diseases caused by highly contagious pathogens such as severe acute respiratory syndrome-related novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2.

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