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SPIN

SPIN

SPIN will develop a nutritional supplement, rich in Spermidine and Eugenol, which may prevent or greatly increase the minimum infectious load of COVID-19.

The Covid-19 epidemic has evoked a need to prevent new waves of contagion able to overload the health system and the adoption of further restrictive measures, having an enormous economic and social impact. To date there are no available drugs, able to guarantee a level of safety, that can be taken without medical supervision. This project will develop a nutritional supplement rich in Spermidine, which plays a crucial role in favouring autophagy (diminished by SARS-CoV-2 infection) and Eugenol, which decreases the viral ability to infect cells. The continuing use of the supplement, which does not present any toxicological risk, may prevent infection, or greatly increase the minimum infectious load of SARS-CoV-2.

Partners

UNIBO IARFR PAS IMDEA TGD XEDA Molino Naldoni

Project Team

Giovanni Dinelli Activity Leader

Partners

The following partners are involved in the project

UNIBO
IARFR PAS
UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID

Project Lead

Giovanni Dinelli
Institution

UNIBO

Contact details

giovanni.dinelli@unibo.it

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