Jens Lundgren, professor of infectious diseases, must stand in front of the biggest studio in the fight against covid-19.
It informs he to Politiken.
the Study Activ-3 with a budget of 65 billion. the target to reach on the street with the powerful medicine in 2021.
Jens Lundgren must stand in the forefront, to test the 45 new promising drugs at the 450 hospitals around the world.
This is done in collaboration with the us National Institute of Health and the u.s. virusdirektør, Anthony Fauci.
the Tests of the drugs will be made of 10,000-20,000 extra patients to voluntarily sign up as a participant.
- It is Fauci and his own director at the National Institute of Health, who is the architect behind the here platform, we operate on a global scale. So when they ask whether you want to be global PI (principal investigator) puts you just up and say yes. Not yes, thank you. Just yes, says Lundgren to Politiken.
For a start will the experiments be made on a group of 20-40 patients.
If the tested drug then turns out to have a positive effect, one will go on to the second stage, where 1000 patients attending.Double placebo
The number of tests will be made on both hospitalized and non-hospitalized patients.
the Experiments will be conducted as a randomized dobbeltkontrolleret placeboforsøg, which means that neither the patients or the patient's physician whether the patients are prescribed the drug or the placebo.
The first answer from the study is expected to land October-november of this year.