Academics & Research

Immunology, Inflammation, & Infectious Disease (3i) Initiative

COVID-19 Publications

Below is a list of COVID-19 related publications from University of Utah investigators (*). To have a publication added, email Nicole.Frank@hsc.utah.edu(to search this list, use ctrl+F to bring up a keyword search box)


Serology for SARS-CoV-2: Apprehensions, opportunities, and the path forward SCIENCE IMMUNOLOGY, 
By Juliet E. BryantAndrew S. AzmanMatthew J. FerrariBenjamin F. ArnoldMaciej F. BoniYap BoumKyla HayfordFrancisco J. LuqueroMichael J. MinaIsabel Rodriguez-BarraquerJoseph T. WuDjibril WadeGuy VernetDaniel T. Leung*

AGS Position Statement: Resource Allocation Strategies and Age‐Related Considerations in the COVID‐19 Era and Beyond JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY, 06 MAY 2020
by Timothy W. Farrell MD, AGSF*, Lauren E. Ferrante MD, MHS, Teneille Brown JD*, Leslie Francis PhD, JD*, Eric Widera MD, Ramona Rhodes MD, MPH, MSCS, AGSF, Tony Rosen MD, MPH, Ula Hwang MD, MPH, Leah J. Witt MD, Niranjan Thothala MD, MRCP(UK), MBA, Shan W. Liu MD, SD, Caroline A. Vitale MD, AGSF, Ursula K. Braun MD, MPH, Caroline Stephens PhD, RN*, GNP‐BC, Debra Saliba MD, MPH, AGSF


Rationing Limited Healthcare Resources in the COVID‐19 Era and Beyond: Ethical Considerations Regarding Older Adults JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY, 06 MAY 2020
by Timothy W. Farrell MD, AGSF,* Leslie Francis PhD, JD*, Teneille Brown JD*, Lauren E. Ferrante MD, MHS, Eric Widera MD, Ramona Rhodes MD, MPH, MSCS, AGSF, Tony Rosen MD, MPH, Ula Hwang MD, MPH, Leah J. Witt MD, Niranjan Thothala MD, MRCP(UK), MBA, Shan W. Liu MD, SD, Caroline A. Vitale MD, AGSF, Ursula K. Braun MD, MPH, Caroline Stephens PhD, RN, GNP‐BC*, Debra Saliba MD, MPH, AGSF 


No evidence of severe acute respiratory syndrome–coronavirus 2 in semen of males recovering from coronavirus disease FERTILITY AND STERILITY, JUNE 2020
by Feng Pan, Xingyuan Xiao, Jingtao Guo, Yarong Song, Honggang Li, Darshan P. Patel, Adam M. Spivak*, Joseph P. Alukal, Xiaoping Zhang, Chengliang Xiong, Philip S. Li, James M. Hotaling*


Daily surveillance of COVID-19 using the prospective space-time scan statistic in the United States SPATIAL AND SPATIO-TEMPORAL EPIDEMIOLOGY, AUGUST 2020
by Alexander Hohl*, Eric M. Delmelle, Michael R. Desjardins, Yu Lan


Platelet Gene Expression and Function in COVID-19 Patients BLOOD, 23 JUNE 2020
by Bhanu Kanth Manne, Frederik Denorme, Elizabeth A Middleton*, Irina Portier, Jesse W Rowley, Chris J. Stubben, Aaron C. Petrey*, Neal D. Tolley, Li Guo, Mark J. Cody, Andrew S. Weyrich*, Christian Con Yost*, Matthew T. Rondina*, Robert A. Campbell*


Neutrophil Extracellular Traps (NETs) Contribute to Immunothrombosis in COVID-19 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome BLOOD, 29 JUNE 2020
by Elizabeth A Middleton*, Xue-Yan He, Frederik Denorme, Robert A. Campbell*, David Ng, Steven P. Salvatore, Maria Mostyka, Amelia Baxter-Stoltzfus, Alain C. Borczuk, Massimo Loda, Mark J. Cody, Bhanu Kanth Manne, Irina Portier, Estelle Harris, Aaron C. Petrey*, Ellen J. Beswick*, Aleah F. Caulin, Anthony Iovino, Lisa M. Abegglen, Andrew S. Weyrich*, Matthew T. Rondina*, Mikala Egeblad, Joshua David Schiffman, Christian Con Yost*


Embedding the Problems Doesn’t Make Them Go Away THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BIOETHICS27 JULY 2020
by Teneille R. Brown*, Leslie P. Francis*, James Tabery*


Does Density Aggravate the COVID-19 Pandemic JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN PLANNING ASSOCIATION, 18 JUNE 2020 
by Shima Hamidi, Reid Ewing*, Sadegh Sabouri*


Longitudinal analyses of the relationship between development density and the COVID-19 morbidity and mortality rates: Early evidence from 1,165 metropolitan counties in the United States HEALTH & PLACE JULY 2020
by Shima Hamidi, Reid Ewing*, Sadegh Sabouri*


Relative contributions of transmission routes for COVID-19 among healthcare personnel providing patient care JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HYGIENE 09 JULY 2020
by Rachael M. Jones*


Hydroxychloroquine versus Azithromycin for Hospitalized Patients with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 (HAHPS). Protocol for a Pragmatic, Open-Label, Active Comparator Trial ANNALS OF THE AMERICAN THORACIC SOCIETY 18 MAY 2020
by Samuel M. Brown*, Ithan D. Peltan, Brandon Webb, Naresh Kumar, Nathan Starr, Colin Grissom, Whitney R. Buckel, Raj Srivastava, Estelle S. Harris, Lindsay M. Leither, Stacy A. Johnson*, Robert Paine III*, and Tom Greene*


Comparison of International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision Codes With Electronic Medical Records Among Patients With Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019 JAMA NETWORK OPEN AUGUST 2020 
by Brendan T CrabbAnn LyonsMargaret BaleValerie MartinBen BergerSara Mann,  William B West Jr, Alyssa BrownJordan B PeacockDaniel T Leung*Rashmee U Shah*


Data Quarantine in the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic CIRCULATION: CARDIOVASCULAR QUALITY AND OUTCOMES 4 MAY 2020
by Rashmee U Shah*, Lesley H. Curtis


When the wrong people are immune JOURNAL OF LAW AND THE BIOSCIENCES 08 MAY 2020
by Teneille Brown*


Caring for Caregivers During COVID-19 JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY 07 JULY 2020
by Stuti Dang MD, MPH, Lauren S. Penney PhD, Ranak Trivedi PhD, Polly H. Noel PhD, Mary Jo Pugh PhD, EdM, MA*, Erin Finley PhD, MPH, Jacqueline A. Pugh MD, Courtney H. Van Houtven PhD, Luci Leykum MD, MBA, MSc


Face Mask-Associated Ocular Irritation and Dryness OPHTHALMOLOGY AND THERAPY SEPTEMBER 2020
by Majid MoshirfarWilliam B West JrDouglas P Marx*


Aerosol transmission of SARS-CoV-2? Evidence, prevention and control ENVIRONMENTAL INTERNATIONAL NOVEMBER 2020
by Song TangYixin MaoRachael M Jones*Qiyue TanJohn S JiNa LiJin ShenYuebin LvLijun PanPei DingXiaochen WangYoubin WangC Raina MacIntyreXiaoming Shi


Prevalence of IgG antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 among emergency department employees THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE 3 MAY 2020
by Troy MadsenNicholas LevinKarla NiehusKaren LawJeanmarie MayerMatthew ChapmanAustin JohnsonStephen Hartsell


Excess neurological death in New York City after the emergence of COVID-19 JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY 20 JULY 2020
by Adam de Havenon*, John P. NeyBrian CallaghanShadi Yaghi, Jennifer J. Majersik*


Training in Neurology: Adoption of resident teleneurology training in the wake of COVID-19: Telemedicine crash course NEUROLOGY 17 JUNE 2020
by Alicia M ZhaLee S Chung*Shlee S SongJennifer J Majersik*Amanda L Jagolino-Cole


A Rapid Decrease in Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, and Corresponding Interventions at 65 United States Hospitals Following Emergence of COVID-19 medRxiv (preprint) 
by Adam de Havenon*John NeyBrian CallaghanAlen DelicSam HohmannErnie ShippeyShadi YaghiMohammad AnadaniGregory Esper, and Jennifer Majersik*


Preserving stroke care during the COVID-19 pandemic: Potential issues and solutions NEUROLOGY 21 JUNE 2020
by Enrique C LeiraAndrew N RussmanJosé BillerDevin L BrownCheryl D BushnellValeria CasoAngel ChamorroClaire J CreutzfeldtSalvador Cruz-FloresMitchell S V ElkindPierre FayadMichael T FroehlerLarry B GoldsteinNicole R GonzalesBrian KaskiePooja KhatriSarah LivesayDavid S LiebeskindJennifer J Majersik*, Asma M MoheetJose G RomanoNerses SanossianLauren H SansingBrian SilverAlexis N SimpkinsWade SmithDavid L TirschwellDavid Z WangDileep R YavagalBradford B Worrall


Acute neurology during the COVID-19 pandemic: Supporting the front line NEUROLOGY JUNE 2020
by Jennifer J Majersik*Vivek K Reddy*


Social Network Analysis of COVID-19 Sentiments: Application of Artificial Intelligence JOURNAL OF MEDICAL INTERNET RESEARCH  AUGUST 2020
by Man Hung*Evelyn LaurenEric S HonWendy C BirminghamJulie XuSharon SuShirley D HonJungweon ParkPeter DangMartin S Lipsky


The jury is still out: COVID-19 and male reproduction FERTILITY AND STERILITY AUGUST 2020
by Darshan P.Patel M.D.*, Jingtao Guo Ph.D.*, James M.HotalingM.D., M.S.*


Naive Forecast for COVID-19 in Utah Based on the South Korea and Italy Models-the Fluctuation between Two Extremes INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH 16 APRIL 2020 
by Fares Qeadan*Trenton HondaLisa H Gren*Jennifer Dailey-ProvostL Scott Benson*James A VanDerslice*Christina A Porucznik*A Blake Waters*Steven Lacey*Kimberley Shoaf*


US Policies Increase Vulnerability of Immigrant Communities to the COVID-19 Pandemic ANNUALS OF GLOBAL HEALTH JUNE 2020
by Fernando A Wilson*Jim P Stimpson


How to Rapidly Determine First-in-Children Dosing for COVID-19 Therapeutics JAMA PEDIATRICS 5 JUNE 2020
by Kevin Watt*


Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Videoconferencing, and Gender JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGY JULY 2020
by Sherry S.Wang MBBS*, Marilyn A.Roubidoux MD


Relationship Between ACE2 and Other Components of the Renin-Angiotensin System CURRENT HYPERTENSION REPORTS  26 JUNE 2020
by Jordana B CohenThomas C HanffAdam P Bress*Andrew M South


The Uncertain Role of Corticosteroids in the Treatment of COVID-19 JAMA INTERNAL MEDICINE 3 AUGUST 2020
by Theodore G. Liou, MD*; Frederick R. Adler, PhD*; Nathan D. Hatton, MD*


Religion and reactance to COVID-19 mitigation guidelines THE AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGIST 11 AUGUST 2020
by David DeFranzaMike LindowKevin HarrisonArul Mishra*Himanshu Mishra*


Rapid surveillance of COVID-19 in the United States using a prospective space-time scan statistic: Detecting and evaluating emerging clusters APPLIED GEOGRAPHY  MAY 2020
by M R DesjardinsA Hohl*E M Delmelle


COVID-19 and the policy sciences: initial reactions and perspectives POLICY SCIENCES 18 APRIL 2020
by Christopher M WeibleDaniel NohrstedtPaul CairneyDavid P Carter*Deserai A CrowAnna P DurnováTanya HeikkilaKarin IngoldAllan McConnellDiane Stone


Racial Disparities in COVID‐19 Mortality Among Essential Workers in the United States WORLD MEDICAL & HEALTH POLICY 5 AUGUST 2020
by Tiana N. Rogers*, Charles R. Rogers*, Elizabeth VanSant‐Webb, Lily Y. Gu, Bin Yan, and Fares Qeadan*


Targeting potential drivers of COVID-19: Neutrophil extracellular traps THE JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE  1 JUNE 2020
by Betsy J BarnesJose M Adrover, Amelia Baxter-StoltzfusAlain Borczuk,  Jonathan Cools-LartigueJames M CrawfordJuliane Daßler-PlenkerPhilippe GuerciCaroline HuynhJason S KnightMassimo LodaMark R LooneyFlorencia McAllisterRoni RayesStephane RenaudSimon RousseauSteven SalvatoreRobert E SchwartzJonathan D SpicerChristian C Yost*Andrew WeberYu ZuoMikala Egeblad


Returning to school in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic for children with chronic disease and special needs JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC NURSING JULY 2020
by Jennifer Hamilton*


The COVID-19 lockdowns: a window into the Earth System NATURE REVIEWS EARTH AND ENVIRONMENT 29 JULY 2020
by Noah S. Diffenbaugh, Christopher B. FieldEric A. AppelInes L. AzevedoDennis D. BaldocchiMarshall Burke, Jennifer A. BurneyPhilippe CiaisSteven J. DavisArlene M. FioreSarah M. FletcherThomas W. HertelDaniel E. HortonSolomon M. HsiangRobert B. JacksonXiaomeng JinMargaret LeviDavid B. LobellGalen A. McKinleyFrances C. MooreAnastasia MontgomeryKari C. NadeauDiane E. Pataki*James T. Randerson, Markus ReichsteinJordan L. SchnellSonia I. SeneviratneDeepti SinghAllison L. Steiner & Gabrielle Wong-Parodi 


What Protective Health Measures Are Americans Taking in Response to COVID-19? Results from the COVID Impact Survey INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH 29 AUGUST 2020 
by Fares Qeadan*, Nana Akofua Mensah, Benjamin Tingey, Rona Bern, Tracy Rees, Sharon Talboys*, Tejinder Pal Singh*, Steven Lacey* and Kimberley Shoaf*


Aortic disease in the time of COVID-19 and repercussions on patient care at an academic aortic center JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY AUGUST 2020
by Claire L.Griffin*, Vikas Sharma*, Mark R. Sarfati*, Brigitte K. Smith*, Larry W. Kraiss*, Stephen H. McKellar*, Antigone Koliopoulou*, Benjamin S. Brooke*Craig H.Selzman*, Jason P.Glotzbach*


Rationale and Design of ORCHID: A Randomized Placebo-controlled Clinical Trial of Hydroxychloroquine for Adults Hospitalized with COVID-19 ANNUALS OF AMERICAN THORACIC SOCIETY SEPTEMBER 2020
by Jonathan D Casey, Nicholas J JohnsonMatthew W SemlerSean P CollinsNeil R AggarwalRoy G BrowerSteven Y ChangJohn EppensteinerMichael FilbinKevin W GibbsAdit A GindeMichelle N GongFrank HarrellDouglas L HaydenCatherine L HoughAkram KhanLindsay M LeitherMarc MossCathryn F OldmixonPauline K ParkLora A ReineckNancy J RingwoodBryce R H RobinsonDavid A SchoenfeldNathan I ShapiroJay S SteingrubDonna K TorrAlexandra WeissmanChristopher J LindsellTodd W RiceB Taylor ThompsonSamuel M Brown*Wesley H Self


Adapting to disruption of research during the COVID-19 pandemic while testing nonpharmacological approaches to pain management TRANSLATIONAL BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE 4 SEPTEMBER 2020
by Brian C ColemanJacob Kean*Cynthia A BrandtPeter PeduzziRobert D KernsNIH-DoD-VA Pain Management Collaboratory


Using 164 Million Google Street View Images to Derive Built Environment Predictors of COVID-19 Cases INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH 1 SEPTEMBER 2020
by Quynh C NguyenYuru HuangAbhinav KumarHaoshu DuanJessica M KeralisPallavi DwivediHsien-Wen MengKimberly D BrunisholzJonathan JayMehran JavanmardiTolga Tasdizen*


Evaluating Covid-19 Injury Claims With a Focus on Workers' Compensation JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE SEPTEMBER 2020
by Mark H HymanJames B TalmageKurt T Hegmann*


Cautionary note on contamination of reagents used for molecular detection of SARS-CoV-2 CLINICAL CHEMISTRY 7 SEPTEMBER 2020
by Jim F HuggettVladimir BenesStephen A BustinJeremy A Garson, Karthyn HarrisMartin KammelMikael KubistaTimothy D McHughJacob Moran-GiladTania NolanMichael W PfafflMarc SalitGreg ShipleyPeter M ValloneJo VandesompeleCarl Wittwer*Heinz Zeichhardt


Neutrophil extracellular traps contribute to immunothrombosis in COVID-19 acute respiratory distress syndrome BLOOD 3 SEPTEMBER 2020
by Elizabeth A. Middleton*Xue-Yan HeFrederik DenormeRobert A. Campbell*, David NgSteven P. SalvatoreMaria MostykaAmelia Baxter-StoltzfusAlain C. BorczukMassimo Loda, Mark J. CodyBhanu Kanth ManneIrina Portier, Estelle S. HarrisAaron C. Petrey*Ellen J. Beswick*Aleah F. CaulinAnthony IovinoLisa M. AbegglenAndrew S. Weyrich*, Matthew T. Rondina*Mikala EgebladJoshua D. Schiffman*Christian Con Yost*


Airborne Aerosolized Mouse Cytomegalovirus From Common Otolaryngology Procedures: Implications for COVID-19 Infection OTALARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY 15 SEPTEMBER 2020
by Tofigh SayahiChristopher Nielson, Yuan Yu, Kaden NeubergerMichael SeipP Matthew A. Firpo*Kerry Kelly, Albert H. Park*


Cytokine release syndrome in COVID‐19: Innate immune, vascular, and platelet pathogenic factors differ in severity of disease and sex JOURNAL OF LEUKOCYTE BIOLOGY 15 SEPTEMBER 2020
by Aaron C. Petrey*, Fares Qeadan*, Elizabeth A. Middleton*, Irina V. Pinchuk, Robert A. Campbell*, Ellen J. Beswick*