Scientific Research

Read about how smell tests using direct measures versus self-report show 75% of people with COVID-19 lose their sense of smell.

A real-time COVID-19 Smell Loss tracker. Created at Monell, this tool allows people to stay up-to-date with global COVID-19 research, specifically studies reporting smell loss. Please be patient – the page takes a moment to load.

Read about how you can participate in (and share) a Monell study regarding your sense of smell and COVID-19.

Learn about a self-administered test to track the acuity of your senses of smell and taste, the loss of which are useful predictors of COVID-19.

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Watch the special seminar Monell hosted on June 2, 2020 about symptoms and biology related to COVID-19.

A video introduction to the Global Consortium for Chemosensory Research (GCCR). Learn how you can take part in their international survey about how a sudden loss of taste and smell is related to COVID-19.

Watch Monell lab manager Christopher Maute summarize a talk by Dr. Federica Genovese about COVID-19 and smell and taste loss.

Watch Dr. Federica Genovese’s full COVID-19 talk.

Changing the Conversation: The Partnership of Patients and Scientists in Advancing Smell Loss Research. This virtual panel discussion took place on Apr 28, 2020 for the worldwide community of people who care about smell loss, as well as COVID-19.

Read More from Monell

Read an interview with Pam Dalton, who studies how emotions and thought patterns affect the way people perceive odor and sensory input from their surroundings (July 31, 2020)

Read a press release about Monell’s involvement in the Global Consortium of Chemosensory Researchers (GCCR). (Apr 7, 2020)

Read an interview with Dr. Bruce Kimball – who studies how disease alters animals’ body odors – about how his work may possibly inform the COVID-19 pandemic. (Apr 6, 2020)

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