Mayo Clinic's approach


Mayo Clinic joined with medical centers across the U.S. to collect plasma from people who had recovered from COVID-19. Mayo Clinic coordinated this government-sponsored program.

Team approach

Mayo doctors from many areas work together to study potential treatments for COVID-19. Team member specialties include:

  • Infectious diseases.
  • Laboratory medicine and pathology.
  • Blood collection and testing (transfusion medicine).
  • Pharmacy.
  • Virus studies (virology).
  • Cardiovascular diseases.
  • Primary Care.
  • Department of Nursing.
  • Department of Pharmacy.
  • Infusion Therapy Centers.


Mayo Clinic researchers are studying the virus that causes COVID-19 and how it affects the immune system. They're studying drugs and treatments for COVID-19 as well as working on diagnostic and antibody tests. Researchers are active in clinical trials for COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.