Scientists from NEIDL and medical and dental schools part of Howard Hughes Medical Institute push to get ahead of pandemics like COVID-19.
Nature publishes BU-led COVID study that made international headlines; scientists find viral protein called NSP6, not just spike, responsible for making Omicron less dangerous than past variants.
As Delta variant spreads rapidly, BU-led panel explains why vaccination rollout isn’t keeping pace
Nahid Bhadelia, Ronald Corley, and Robert Davey talk about COVID-19’s spread, how they’re studying it in the lab
Virologist Robert Davey will screen thousands of drugs for effectiveness against COVID-19 infection
Site includes FAQs and latest information available Does Boston University have a coordinated plan for the coronavirus? Yes. With so many uncertainties with a fast-moving situation, BU on Monday launched a new website of frequently asked questions to address some of the most pressing coronavirus issues facing the University community, from housing to academics to […]
Gathering on Monday focused on race to stop coronavirus spread, as dozens of infectious disease researchers from Boston are teaming up with Chinese collaborators
Researchers from BU’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories explain how the virus “jumped” from animals to humans and how lethal it might prove to be Airports in China and around the world are screening travelers for signs of infection with the new coronavirus. Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images. The world has been on high alert since […]
Chemist Arturo Vegas wins $1.4 million NIH grant to develop therapies that intervene at early stage of disease Arturo Vegas wants to create novel therapies that will either suppress rogue immune cells attacking the pancreas of people with type 1 diabetes or strengthen the pancreas’ defenses against the rogue cells. Photo courtesy of Arturo Vegas. […]