As students, faculty and staff rally around RUSH’s system-wide efforts to address new and emerging cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), we are providing a central resource for up-to-date scientific evidence and scientific research. Here the RUSH community and others can access up-to-date information about ongoing COVID-19 research efforts, and useful resources for those interested in becoming involved in research activities.

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This situation is dynamic and changes frequently. We will continue to evaluate and update material provided here as new information becomes available and circumstances change.

Literature Review

Published scientific evidence and sources on COVID-19, including systematic review.

COVID-19 RUSH Journal Club

A production by students of RUSH University Medical College.

  • Reviews of over 280 manuscripts from 136 journals
  • Contributed by 92 medical students with 2 student editors-in-chief
  • Categories: Biology, Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, Treatment, Infection Control & Prevention, Vaccine Development, Public Health, Critical Care

Selected Articles

A curated selection of links for the clinical and research community to the most useful or essential COVID-19 articles.



Research Registry

This platform from the American Society for Microbiology provides immediate access to top-ranked, COVID-19 research articles curated by experts.




The World Health Organization is gathering the latest international multilingual scientific findings and knowledge on COVID-19, updated daily.

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ZB Med

The Information Centre for Life Sciences provides comprehensive, digital and research-based data and specialist information services.

ZB Med



This free, easy-to-use tool enables you to access and share research from a library of COVID-19 citations. You must install Zotero prior to use.




Cochrane provides high-quality, relevant and up-to-date synthesized research evidence to inform health decisions.




bioRxiv is a free online archive and distribution service for unpublished preprints in the life sciences. 




LitCovid is a hub for up-to-date scientific information about COVID-19, providing access to relevant articles in PubMed. 



Research & Clinical Resources

A curated selection of COVID-19 scientific research and clinical resources from RUSH University and around the globe. Updated daily

Microscopic view of coronavirus

Daily updates on COVID-19 clinical trials available at RUSH

Hospital corridor with staff in protective wear

Privately and publicly funded clinical trials ongoing around the world

Rush Medical College Research

Daily updates on other COVID-19 research protocols ongoing at RUSH

Close-up view of a researcher at a lab bench

Daily updates on CDC, NIH, NIAID, NHLBI, NIDA and other funding opportunities


For RUSH Investigators and Research Coordinators

Visit Inside RUSH for access to the latest updates on research procedures, the COVID biorepository, laboratory research during COVID, e-consenting procedures and more.

COVID-1​​9 Research on Inside RUSH​​​


Grand Rounds

Infectious Disease Grand Rounds on COVID-19 (available for AMA & CNE credit)

Register for the latest​​​

News and Publications

Collected publications on coronavirus by RUSH investigators, and media coverage of COVID-19 research efforts at RUSH.