Tanika Deuskar

Tanika Deuskar (22C) is from Bangalore, India. She intends to double major in Biology and Creative Writing. She loves jogging, listening to podcasts, and eating spicy food.

Antiviral drug Molnupiravir discovered at Emory under review for emergency use authorization

Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics submitted Molnupiravir, an antiviral pill discovered by Emory University scientists, to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) on Oct. 11.  If approved, Molnupiravir will become the first orally administrable antiviral drug for COVID-19 treatment. Other antivirals being used for COVID-19 treatment, such as Remdesivir, have to [...]

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End of Year Research Roundup: NIH Grants, Emory Drug Licensed in India

Emory University has received numerous research awards and grants this year, including an award from the Lupus Research Alliance and grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The University has also engaged in research for treatments and vaccines against COVID-19. The Wheel has provided summaries of  significant developments from the past few months.   Whitehead [...]

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Constitutional Council Orders New SGA Elections, Recommends that BBA Council Begin Impeachment Procedures Against Lee

Constitutional Council delivered a unanimous opinion on Park v. Steffel et al. on April 13, ruling against the defendants and ordering a second Spring 2021 election to be held without SGA presidential candidate Rhea Kumar (22B) and vice presidential candidate Nick Paschetto (20Ox, 22B) on the ballot.  The Council’s ruling stated that SGA President Lori [...]

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Here’s What You Need to Know About the SGA Elections Debacle

The 2021 Student Government Association (SGA) presidential runoff elections were thrown in disarray when Fourth-year College Council Legislator Sun Woo Park (19Ox, 21C) filed a petition with the Constitutional Council on March 24 alleging that student government officials and candidates violated the Code of Elections. Constitutional Council’s public hearing will take place over Zoom on [...]

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