Cellix Solutions model endothelial dysfunction for COVID-19 research

Updated: Aug 28, 2020

In the current phase of Coronavirus SARS-Cov-2 pandemic, there is mounting research evidence that COVID-19 disease has a significant effect not only on the respiratory system, but on endothelial cells causing multiple organ dysfunction and even failure in extreme cases. The study of endothelial cell function is emerging as an important area of research for the effective management of severely ill patients with COVID-19.  

Microthrombi in the alveolar capillaries of a Lung tissue sample from a Patient who died from COVID-19.

In this blog, we continue to explore how Cellix Venaflux Solutions can help researchers study mechanisms involved in the development of severe COVID-19 disease such as:

  • Severe systemic inflammation due to cytokine storm.

  • Endothelial Dysfunction - this blog focuses on this aspect and gives information on respective model and solution.