KU Medical Center part of COVID-19 clinical trial


September 23, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas Medical Center is part of a nationwide clinical trial looking into different treatments for patients with mild to moderate symptoms of the coronavirus who do not require hospitalization.

KCUR-FM reports that the first treatment will involve the use of monoclonal antibodies that target the spike proteins of COVID-19, using a drug made by Eli Lilly. Monoclonal antibodies are engineered versions of the same virus-fighting antibodies that the body naturally produces.

The clinical trial is one of at least 40 around the country that seeks to rec...

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