Mount Sinai’s COVID-19 Hyperimmune Globulin Effort – Volunteers Needed!

Today to seek your help in spreading the word about one of the many ongoing efforts Mount Sinai is working on towards advancing care for COVID-19 – in this particular case, identifying volunteers who may be right for the COVID-19 study below.

COVID-19 Hyperimmune Globulin Study Details

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Emergent BioSolutions and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai are conducting a Phase 1, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study of COVID-19 hyperimmune immunoglobulin in healthy volunteers who have never been infected with COVID-19.

What is COVID-19 Hyperimmune Immunoglobulin?

COVID-19 hyperimmune immunoglobulin contains purified antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

It is made from the convalescent plasma of individuals recently infected with COVID-19.

This COVID-19 hyperimmune immunoglobulin has the potential to protect and treat against COVID-19 and this study is the first step in evaluating the effectiveness of this therapy.

Who’s Eligible

Mount Sinai’s COVID Clinical Trials Unit is looking for healthy individuals (ages 18-60) who have never tested positive for COVID-19 nor have received any COVID-19 vaccines.

One overnight stay is required. Compensation for time and travel will be provided.

How to get involved

Please direct volunteers to call 212-824-7714 or email covidtrialsinfo@mountsinai.org to see if they qualify.

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