Scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are in the early stages of developing a vaccine to treat COVID-19. Read Article
“The stunning epidemiology and clinical features of COVID-19, particularly the potential for explosive and asymptomatic spread, increase the chance that a vaccine may actually be required to end this epidemic,” said Dan Barouch. Read Article
Dr. Dan Barouch speaks with Lisa Mullins from WBUR about COVID-19 vaccine plans with Johnson & Johnson. Listen more
Clinical trials are set to start by September, and if all goes well, it could be ready for emergency use early next year. Read Article
“The industry in Massachusetts is going to the mat to fight this thing.” Read Article
“And, logically, the larger amount of virus should trigger more severe disease by prompting a brisker inflammatory response. But that is still speculative. The relationship between initial viral dose and severity remains to be seen.”- Dr. Dan Barouch. Read more
Dr. Katy Stephenson speaks to NBC Boston about leading two clinical trials for a treatment for COVID-19 patients. See more
Dr. Dan Barouch, head of the Center for Virology and Vaccine Research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, welcomed the possibility of the government speeding approval of a coronavirus vaccine. His center is collaborating with Janssen Pharmaceutical Cos., the drug-making arm of New Jersey-based Johnson & Johnson, on a rival effort to use a common […]
“There’s a lot of uncertainty, there’s a lot of shifting, rapidly evolving guidelines, and there’s a limited amount of data,” said Dan H. Barouch Read Article
The Boston Red Sox honored Dr.Stephenson on June 7th,2019 as a Medical All-Star for her work in the HIV research field.
We were honored to have Dr. Robert Siliciano, MD, PhD. join us for our annual visiting professor this year.
Members of CVVR joined Team BIDMC for the 2019 Boston Pride Parade.
Members of the CVVR joined TEAM BIDMC for the 2019 Aids Walk, which is the largest HIV/AIDS awareness event in New England.
“The annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) brings together top basic, translational, and clinical researchers from around the world to share the latest studies, important developments, and best research methods in the ongoing battle against HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases. CROI 2019 will be held from March 4 to March 7, 2019, at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington.”
2018 Reeve’s Annual Winter Employee Event
We were honored to have COL. Nelson Michael join us this year as our 2018 visiting professor.
Dr. Dan Barouch with Mayor Marty Walsh at the Annual 2018 AIDS Walk and Run.
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