Special Research Program COVID-19

Within the Special Research Program COVID-19, the Science Fund of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts will finance 14 projects – 11 in the field of biomedical sciences, 2 in the field of economic, sociological, psychological research and management of complex systems, and 1 project in the field of biomedical engineering and information technology, with a total budget of almost 2,000,000 euros.

Among the 14 approved projects for financing, there are also three projects managed by members of the Academy: The role of antioxidant and ACE2 genetic profile in risk stratification and mid-term prognosis of COVID-19 patients led by SASA corresponding member Tatjana Simić, Development of the assays for detection of SARS Cov-2 virus capsid proteins in biological fluids of COVID19 patients led by SASA corresponding member Tanja Ćirković Veličković and Small Molecule Anti-RNA-virus Therapy. Repurposing Iminosugars and Chloroquine Analogues Against COVID-19 led by Academician Radomir N. Saičić.