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Positive Affect Regulation sKills (PARK)

The Positive Affect Regulation sKills (PARK) Course is an online program that teaches positive emotion skills for individuals experiencing stress as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, recommended/mandatory social distancing, and other related stressors (e.g…

The Positive Affect Regulation sKills (PARK) Course is an online program that teaches positive emotion skills for individuals experiencing stress as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, recommended/mandatory social distancing, and other related stressors (e.g., loss of income, shortages of daily essentials, etc.). The program consists of 8 skills aimed at increasing the daily experience of positive emotion to help individuals cope with whatever stress they might be experiencing. The skills are presented over the course of 5 weeks and after learning each skill by reading through content on our platform, there is the opportunity to practice the skill on the platform as well.

•At least 18 years of age

•Speaks and reads English

•Able to access the online platform through their phone, a public device (i.e., at the library) or at home

•Lives in US

Moskowitz, JudithMoskowitz, Judith
STU00212262
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COVID-19 Convalescent Blood BioBank (SeroCore)
Individuals will have blood drawn on enrollment as well as 6, 12 and 24 months later.  Blood will be used for genetic testing to identify factors associated with disease severity and immunologic responses.  Blood will be used to interrogate imm…
Individuals will have blood drawn on enrollment as well as 6, 12 and 24 months later.  Blood will be used for genetic testing to identify factors associated with disease severity and immunologic responses.  Blood will be used to interrogate immunologic responses over time.  Blood will be shared with other investigators to validate serologic testing assays and to facilitate vaccine development.  
Individuals who have recovered from COVID-19 are eligible for enrollment.  Patients will need to be confirmed to have had COVID-19 either through PCR testing or a positive antibody test prior to enrollment.  
Ison, Michael GIson, Michael G
  • Map it 676 N. Saint Clair St. Suite 940
    Chicago, IL
STU00212371
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Goudy, Leah +1 312 694 0242
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NU COVID-19 INT20L02 - International registry on thoracic cancer patients with COVID 19 - TERAVOLT (Thoracic cancERs international coVid 19 cOLlaboraTion)
An early report of COVID-19 cases indicated that cancer patients had an increased risk of developing severe COVID-19-related symptoms compared to …
An early report of COVID-19 cases indicated that cancer patients had an increased risk of developing severe COVID-19-related symptoms compared to COVID-19 patients without cancer. The purpose of this registry is to collect clinical information like symptoms, treatments, and outcomes of thoracic cancer patients (NSCLC, SCLS, MPM, and TETs) with COVID-19 to help develop risk assessment strategies and treatment recommendations for thoracic cancer patients.

Participants 18 years or older who have a type of thoracic cancer; (Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma [NSCLC], Small CellLung Carcinoma [SCLC], Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma [MPM], or thymicepithelial tumor [TET]) and have also been diagnosed with COVID-19

Patel, Jyoti D DPatel, Jyoti D D
  • Map it 201 E. Huron St.
    Chicago, IL
STU00212311
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Study Coordinator 312 695 1102
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NU COVID-19 MSK20H04: Examining COVID19 Course and Outcomes in Patients Previously Diagnosed with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
This multicenter, retrospective cohort study will include patientstreated at national and international medical centers. Patients will be included if they have a prior …
This multicenter, retrospective cohort study will include patientstreated at national and international medical centers. Patients will be included if they have a prior diagnosis of CLL, havebeen diagnosed with COVID19, and received care at a participating medicalcenter.

Primary Aim:

To determine the 28-daymortality rate from the time of COVID 19 diagnosis for CLL patients infectedwith SARS-CoV2 at MSKCC and other institutions.

Secondary Aims:

To describe baseline characteristics, prior and current CLL directed therapies, COVID19 clinical course and outcomes for CLL patients infected with SARS-CoV2.

To examine relationships between CLL directed therapy and COVID19 disease course and outcomes.

To examine current practices regarding management of CLL directed therapy in CLL patients infected with SARS-CoV2.

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients diagnosed with COVID19.
Ma, ShuoMa, Shuo
  • Map it 251 E. Huron St.
    Chicago, IL
STU00212455
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Wearable sensor to monitor and track COVID-19-like signs and symptoms to develop better care strategies for COVID-19 pandemic
Specific Aims:1. Develop a wearable sensor package to gather data on COVID-19-like signs andsymptoms such as elevated body temperature, respiratory parameters, heart rate ,cou…
Specific Aims:1. Develop a wearable sensor package to gather data on COVID-19-like signs andsymptoms such as elevated body temperature, respiratory parameters, heart rate ,coughand gait.2. Create algorithms to monitor and track changes to COVID19-like signs and symptomsfor developing a better care and isolation strategies for COVID-19 pandemic

Ages between 18-95 years old

Currently experiencing any COVID-like signs and symptoms such as fever, cough,shortness of breath, trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, confusionor inability to arouse, bluish lips or face
Jayaraman, ArunJayaraman, Arun
  • Map it 201 E. Huron St.
    Chicago, IL
STU00212522
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McGee, Lori Lyn Lyn 312 238 2091
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Screening for Coronavirus Antibodies in Neighborhoods (SCAN)
Inthe SCAN study, we are measuring how many people in the Chicagoland area haveantibodies to SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19), how widespread theinfection has been in Chicago, and whether some neighborhoods had moreinfection than…
Inthe SCAN study, we are measuring how many people in the Chicagoland area haveantibodies to SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19), how widespread theinfection has been in Chicago, and whether some neighborhoods had moreinfection than others. By taking part, you will help us find out how many peoplein specific areas have been exposed to SARS-CoV-2, and if these antibodiesprotect people against re-infection.

Adults age 18 years and older living in the Chicagoland area or Illinois.

McDade, ThomasMcDade, Thomas
STU00212472
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Saber, Rana +1 312 503 5430
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Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Sexual and/or Gender Minority (SGM) Individuals and People with HIV (PWH)

Let’s find out the pandemic’s impact on the LGBTQ+ community and those living with HIV - by taking this national survey from home! The goal is to understand how COVID-19 and the U.S. r…

Let’s find out the pandemic’s impact on the LGBTQ+ community and those living with HIV - by taking this national survey from home! The goal is to understand how COVID-19 and the U.S. response impacts your community in order to help build better health care, policy, and support systems. - by taking this national survey from home!

The goal is to understand how COVID-

19 and the U.S. response impacts your community in order to help build better health

care, policy, and support systems.

We are looking for people who are LGBTQ+ and/or people who are HIV-positive to be in this study. You must be 18 years of age or older and a current resident of the United States to participate.
Phillips ii, GregoryPhillips ii, Gregory
  • Map it 633 N. St. Clair St.
    Chicago , IL
  • Map it 680 N. Lake Shore Drive Suite 1410
    Chicago, IL
STU00212293
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Felt, Dylan 312 503 3799
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NCICOVID: NCI COVID-19 in Cancer Patients Study (N-CCaPS): A Longitudinal Natural History Study

Thepurpose of this study is to collect blood samples, medical information, andcopies of medical images from patients who are being treated for cancer and haveCOVID-19. Researchers will use thesesampl…

Thepurpose of this study is to collect blood samples, medical information, andcopies of medical images from patients who are being treated for cancer and haveCOVID-19. Researchers will use thesesamples, information, and images to answer questions about how cancer affectsCOVID-19 and how COVID-19 affects cancer treatment outcomes.

Oneof the future research studies we expect to do with these blood samples isgenomic or genetic sequencing. Thesesequencing studies will be done to try to find genetic traits that might mean aperson with cancer has a better or worse outcome when they are infected withCOVID-19. They will also look at whetherthere are genetic traits that might mean being infected with COVID-19 affectscancer treatment outcomes.

Participantswho have already tested positive or if a coronavirus test result comes back andis positive, researchers will collect blood samples, COVID-19 and cancertreatment and outcome information, and copies of medical images such ascomputerized tomography (CT) scans to use for future research on COVID-19 incancer patients. For participants who are waiting for the results of theircoronavirus test, researchers will collect information about your medicalhistory and cancer history, but will not collect any blood samples or medicalimages yet. If the test result comesback and is negative, you will stop being in the study and no furtherinformation will be collected, but we will do research using the information wehave already collected.

Participants 18 years or older who are being treated for cancer and have COVID-19 will be enrolled.
Wehbe, FirasWehbe, Firas
  • Map it 201 E. Huron St.
    Chicago, IL
STU00213072
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Study Coordinator 312 695 1102
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ACTIV-2/A5401: Adaptive Platform Treatment Trial for Outpatients with COVID-19 (Adapt Out COVID)

ACTIV-2/A5401 is a master protocol to evaluate the safety and efficacy ofinvestigational agents for the treatment of symptomatic non-hospitalized adultswith COVID-19.

This study is being done to…

ACTIV-2/A5401 is a master protocol to evaluate the safety and efficacy ofinvestigational agents for the treatment of symptomatic non-hospitalized adultswith COVID-19.

This study is being done to rapidly and efficiently evaluate multiple potentialtherapeutics for COVID-19 in an outpatient setting.

Duration of study: 28 days of intensive follow-up, followedby limited follow-up through 24 weeks.

  • Ambulatory (non-hospitalized) adult (18 years or older)
  • Active COVID-19 infection within 7 days prior to Entry
  • At least one typical COVID-19 symptom for within 10 days prior to Entry, plus one the following symptoms present within 48 hours of entry:

–Fever or feeling feverish, cough, shortness of breath atrest or with activity, sore throat, body or muscle pain, fatigue, headache,chills

Taiwo, Babafemi OTaiwo, Babafemi O
  • Map it 201 E. Huron St.
    Chicago, IL
NCT04518410 STU00213144
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Berzins, Baiba Ingrida +1 312 695 5012
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COVID Prevention Trials Registry
Afteryou provide consent, you will be asked to complete a survey to collect some informationabout your health and risk of exposure to COVID. The study team may contact you to assess yourpotential eligibility for COVID prevention trials when they open. You may open th…
Afteryou provide consent, you will be asked to complete a survey to collect some informationabout your health and risk of exposure to COVID. The study team may contact you to assess yourpotential eligibility for COVID prevention trials when they open. You may open the consent and registry survey in your web browser by clickingthe link below: COVID PreventionTrials Registry Consent . If thelink above does not work, try copying the link below into your web browser: https://is.gd/NUVaccineStudy
The NorthwesternCOVID Prevention Trials Registry is open to all adults who are interested inbeing contacted about upcoming COVID vaccine and other prevention studies.

TheCOVID vaccine trials will enrollpersonswhoareatrisk of infection and COVID-19 disease. This· · · - - - Racial/ethnic groups such as African Americans, Latinx, and NativeAmericanpopulations.

Krueger, KarenKrueger, Karen
STU00213110
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COVID-19 TestUS an initiative of RADx AcceleRATeD study (Rapid Assessment of Technology for SARS-CoV-2 Detection)

We are studying the accuracy and usability of NEW point-of-care COVID-19 diagnostic tests compared to standard laboratory testing. You will be asked to come to our clinic for ONE visi…

We are studying the accuracy and usability of NEW point-of-care COVID-19 diagnostic tests compared to standard laboratory testing. You will be asked to come to our clinic for ONE visit to collect nasal swabs (less than one inch into each nostril) for new and standard tests. You will also complete surveys through a web browser, App on mobile device, or telephone interview with research staff. These surveys take approximately 30 minutes and they collect information on prior COVID-19 testing, COVID-19 exposures, demographics, and brief medical history.

Adults and children (over 10 years of age) with or without symptoms who are interested in getting tested for COVID-19 and willing to complete on-line or verbal surveys.

Murphy, Robert LeoMurphy, Robert Leo
  • Map it Arkes Pavilion, 676 N. Saint Clair St. Suite 940
    Chicago, IL
STU00213330
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Murphy, Robert Leo +1 312 503 8379
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