VARIOUS MEDIA: More than 500 scientists in 18 countries to map COVID-19 effects and treatments in patients' blood

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 27/5/2020

Description

A new coalition of more than 500 scientists from around the world has been created to share data on COVID-19 gleaned from the use of mass spectrometry techniques which examine people’s blood and other biomarkers.

https://www.manchester.ac.uk/discover/news/more-than-500-scientists-in-18-countries-to-map-covid-19-effects-and-treatments-in-patients-blood/

Media coverage

TitleMass spectometry
Media name/outletSky News
Media typeTelevision
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date28/05/20
DescriptionProf Barran was also interviewed on Sky News this morning [no link available]. Prof Barran explained how mass spectrometry was being used to identify changes in the molecular composition of blood from infected patients. The aim is to tailor the treatment depending on a patient’s level of risk of becoming severely ill.
PersonsPerdita Barran
TitleITV NEWS: More than 500 scientists to map Covid-19 effects and treatments in blood
Media name/outletITV News
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date27/05/20
DescriptionMore than 500 scientists from around the world have formed a coalition to share data on coronavirus based on techniques which examine people’s blood.

The Covid-19 MS Coalition is made up of leading mass spectrometry experts who will work together to look at the ways the virus is present in patients’ blood and examine how it is structured.
URLhttps://www.itv.com/news/2020-05-27/more-than-500-scientists-to-map-covid-19-effects-and-treatments-in-blood/
PersonsPerdita Barran
TitleMore than 500 scientists to map Covid-19 effects and treatments in blood
Media name/outletYahoo! News
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date27/05/20
DescriptionMore than 500 scientists from around the world have formed a coalition to share data on coronavirus based on techniques which examine people’s blood.

The Covid-19 MS Coalition is made up of leading mass spectrometry experts who will work together to look at the ways the virus is present in patients’ blood and examine how it is structured.

The aim is to refine testing approaches, look at treatment options, and determine isolation requirements.

Mass spectrometry (MS) is able to measure molecules that change in a patient’s blood as the infection takes hold.
URLhttps://news.yahoo.com/more-500-scientists-map-covid-223000630.html?guccounter=1
PersonsPerdita Barran
TitleMore than 500 scientists to map Covid-19 effects and treatments in blood
Media name/outletMail Online
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date27/05/20
DescriptionMore than 500 scientists from around the world have formed a coalition to share data on coronavirus based on techniques which examine people’s blood.

The Covid-19 MS Coalition is made up of leading mass spectrometry experts who will work together to look at the ways the virus is present in patients’ blood and examine how it is structured.

The aim is to refine testing approaches, look at treatment options, and determine isolation requirements.
URLhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-8363577/More-500-scientists-map-Covid-19-effects-treatments-blood.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490&ito=1490
PersonsPerdita Barran

Media contributions

TitleCOVID-19: More than 500 scientists from around the globe to analyse patients’ blood
Media name/outletBBC Science Focus
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date28/05/20
DescriptionMore than 500 scientists from around the world have formed a coalition to share data on the novel coronavirus, based on techniques which examine people’s blood.

The COVID-19 Mass Spectrometry Coalition (COVID-19-MSC) is made up of leading experts who will work together to look at the ways the virus is present in patients’ blood and examine how it is structured.

The aim is to refine testing approaches, look at treatment options, and determine isolation requirements.
URLhttps://www.sciencefocus.com/news/covid-19-more-than-500-scientists-from-around-the-globe-to-analyse-patients-blood/
PersonsPerdita Barran