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March 13, 2023: The Conversation: Marburg virus outbreaks are increasing in frequency and geographic spread – three virologists explain

October 24, 2022: Science Daily: Study uncovers mechanisms necessary for SARS-CoV-2 infection in macrophages; collaboration with Rahm Gummuluru, BU

September 9, 2022: Global Biodefense: Stem Cell Research Gives New Clues on Ebola Virus Damage to Organs; collaboration with Gustavo Mostoslavsky, CReM, BMC

September 8, 2022: Medical press: Researchers use stem cells to investigate liver damage from the Ebola virus; collaboration with Gustavo Mostoslavsky, CReM, BMC

May 5, 2022: Science – Research Highlights: Isolation of Lloviu virus; collaboration with Gábor Kemenesi, University of Pécs, Hungary

Apr 21, 2022: TWiV:  TWiV 891: LLOV in the time of Ebola

Apr 4, 2022: News Medical Life Sciences: Study explores molecular mechanisms underlying SARS-CoV-2 infection of macrophages and the induction of pro-inflammatory cytokines; collaboration with Rahm Gummuluru, BU

Feb 8, 2022: AAAS EurekAlert!: A respiratory model of COVID-19, made from patients’ own cells

Jan 27, 2022: ScienceDaily: Researchers identify a new protein that enables SARS-CoV-2 access into cells; collaboration with Nader Rahimi, BU

Jan 26, 2022: AAAS EurekAlert!: BU researchers identify a new protein that enables SARS-CoV-2 access into cells; collaboration with Nader Rahimi, BU

Aug 16, 2021: Guest expert: Ebola and Marburg virus are back [Radio Broadcast]. Adam Hume with Dr. Ira Breite. Doctor Radio, SiriusXM Satellite Radio.

May 25, 2021: Nature: The mini lungs and other organoids helping to beat COVID

Apr 15, 2021: Breaking Science News: Intestinal organoids show how SARS-CoV-2 affects the gut

Feb 12, 2021: BU Med Magazine: GMS students join the early fight against COVID-19

Jan 11, 2021: The Brink: How Coronavirus Damages Lung Cells within Mere Hours

Dec 4, 2020: ScienceDaily: Researchers determine how the SARS-CoV-2 virus hijacks and rapidly causes damage to human lung cells

Oct 2, 2020:  Drug Target Review:  The NF-κB pathway drives fatal inflammation in COVID-19, say scientists

Sep 24, 2020:  The Brink:  In Deadly COVID-19 Lung Inflammation, BU Researchers Discover a Culprit in NFkB Pathway

Sep 22, 2020:  The Science Advisory Board:  New in vitro models reveal importance of lung stem cells in SARS-CoV-2 infection

Sep 21, 2020:  World News Monitor:  BU Researchers discover how COVID-19 may trigger fatal levels of lung inflammation

Sep 21, 2020:  SciTechDaily:  Coronavirus Researchers Discover How COVID-19 May Trigger Fatal Levels of Lung Inflammation

Sep 21, 2020:  MDLinx:  Researchers discover how COVID-19 may trigger fatal levels of lung inflammation

Sep 21, 2020:  MedicalXpress:  Researchers discover how COVID-19 may trigger fatal levels of lung inflammation

Sep 21,2020:  Boston 25 News:  BU researchers say they found what causes fatal lung inflammation in COVID-19 patients

Sep 8, 2020:  The Brink:  What Sets Off Deadly Levels of Lung Inflammation in Some COVID-19 Patients?

Aug 5, 2020:  Boston 25 news:  BU lab using microscopic ‘lungs’ to study COVID-19

Jul 23, 2020:  The New Yorker:  The Long Game of Coronavirus Research

Jun 19, 2020:  Federal Labs & COVID-19:  NEIDL-grown mini-lungs could help explain different reactions to COVID-19

Jun 13, 2020:  ABC News:  Laboratory-grown lungs simulate coronavirus infection

Jun 9, 2020:  MIT Technology Review:  Lab-grown mini-lungs could reveal why covid-19 kills

May 13, 2020:  The Brink:  BU Scientists Awarded $1.9 Million to Accelerate Coronavirus Research


Sep 6, 2018:  AAU:  Researchers Create Tool to Study New Virus

Sep 5, 2018:  The Brink:  NEIDL Researchers Create Tool to Study New Virus

Aug 20, 2018:  AP News:  Boston University lab begins research on deadly viruses

Aug 20, 2018:  wbur:  BU’s Infectious Disease Lab Begins Ebola Research

Aug 19, 2018:  Boston Globe:  After a decade of squabbles, BU’s biolab is in business

Aug 2, 2018:  WCVB 5 (ABC):  High-security Boston lab begins growing Ebola virus for experiments

Aug 2, 2018:  Boston 25 news:  Researchers at BU begin experimenting with Ebola

Aug 2, 2018:  BUSM:  Ebola Research Begins at NEIDL

Jan 4, 2018:  WGBH:  Boston University Gears Up To Research Ebola

Dec 7, 2017:  Boston Business Journal:  BU infectious disease lab gets clearance to work with Ebola, Marburg viruses

Mar 22, 2017:  Science Daily:  Silence is golden: Suppressing host response to Ebola virus may help to control infection

Oct 28, 2016:  Knight Science Journalism (MIT):  Rod McCullom on contagious communication

Oct 22, 2014:  wbur:  Reality Check: How People Catch Ebola, And How They Don’t

Sep 23, 2012:  TWiV:  TWiV 200: Threading the NEIDL