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Infectious Diseases Clinical Studies

The Division of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology at Penn State College of Medicine leads clinical research studies to determine the usefulness of new treatments and infection prevention protocols.

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Open Clinical Studies

Strategies and Treatments for Respiratory Infections and Viral Emergencies (STRIVE) Expand answer

Sponsors and Collaborators: University of Minnesota, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) 

Site Principle Investigator: Catharine I. Paules, MD

ID Division investigators: Catharine I. Paules, MD, Rezhan Hussein, MD, Kathleen Julian, MD

Lead study coordinator: Michael Klemick, BS

This study is for people in the hospital with COVID-19 and will assess an investigational anti-viral (S-217622, an anti-SARS-CoV2 3C-like protease inhibitor). The study design is a randomized, placebo-controlled, multi-center international clinical trial that will evaluate the clinical efficacy of S-217622 when added to standard of care therapies. Identifier: NCT05605093

For more information on this study, please contact: Dr. Paules at 717-531-8881 (or via Tiger Text) or lead study coordinator Michael Klemick at 717-531-0003, ext. 282268 (or via Tiger Text).


To speak to someone about our current studies, please call 717-531-8881.