Development of Immunity after SARS-CoV Exposure and Recovery (DISCOVER)

Study Overview

Researchers at Riley Hospital for Children/Indiana University School of Medicine are studying COVID-19, and are currently seeking children and adults who have tested positive for COVID-19 OR identify as African American/Black or Hispanic/Latino. The DISCOVER study is looking to collect information that will help develop and discover treatments for the virus and need people of different ages, races and ethnicities to take part.

Study Description

The study will ask you several questions about your health, current medications and your COVID-19 status/exposure. Blood samples and data will be collected four times:
-- now
-- again in 2-5 months
-- again in 8-14 months 
-- and a final time in 18-24 months
You will be paid $25 for each blood draw. We will be testing the blood samples for antibodies and other immunity markers. You will be informed of the results of the antibody tests.
Learn more via this video:

  • IRB Number: 2004405708
  • Research Study Identifier: TX11074
  • Principal Investigator: Chandy John, MD

Recruitment Status

Volunteer Sign up

Volunteer Registry

Create your profile and be matched to research opportunities

Register Now!

Contact Us

If you need help finding a study or have any questions, please contact us at or by phone at (888) 264-0005.