City of Hope Physicians/Scientists Lead Multiple, Innovative COVID-19 Research Projects – The Baytown Sun

DUARTE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 21, 2020–

As City of Hope’s research on finding better treatments for cancer and diabetes continues during the COVID-19 pandemic, the institution’s renowned physician-scientists and basic scientists are also using their expertise to attack the deadly virus on multiple research fronts.

“As City of Hope physician-scientists who both lead research against deadly viruses with similarities to COVID-19 and treat cancer patients with weakened immune systems, we are using our expertise to drive innovative COVID-19 research that we hope will lead to new treatments and prevention against the virus,” said Steven Rosen, M.D., City of Hope’s provost and chief scientific officer and the Morgan & Helen Chu Director’s Chair of the Beckman Research Institute. “City of Hope is working tirelessly to contribute to the world’s fight against this dangerous virus.”

Research efforts include developing two potential