With more than 20 COVID-19 vaccines in clinical trials, the collaboration between Johnson & Johnson and Beth Israel Deaconess in Boston is getting $1 billion in U.S. funding. Lead researcher Dan Barouch charts the road ahead. Watch Article
6 companies aside from Johnson & Johnson are in phase 3 of human trials, but the scientists working round the clock at the company’s lab in Boston could see a vaccine by early next year.
An experimental coronavirus vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson protected monkeys from infection in a new study. It is the second vaccine candidate to show promising results in monkeys this week. Read Article
The pharmaceutical giant will now begin testing its vaccine candidate on humans. Read Article
Johnson & Johnson on Thursday kicked off U.S. human safety trials for its COVID-19 vaccine after releasing details of a study in monkeys that showed its best-performing vaccine candidate offered strong protection in a single dose. Read Article
Dr. Barouch spoke to the Boston Globe about our COVID-19 vaccine developments entering early-stage clinical trial in people. Read Article
Lisa Ling speaks with Dr.Dan Barouch, M.D., Ph.D. about the latest findings in preclinical trials about an investigational #COVID19 vaccine published this morning in Nature and why the results are so encouraging. See Article
Scientists have created candidate vaccines, which eventually could protect billions of people from COVID-19, with astonishing speed, compressing scientific efforts that usually take years into months. But the leader of a key drug trial said Tuesday that the blistering research pace has nonetheless been too slow to catch the coronavirus. Read Article
Dr. Kathryn Stephenson co-wrote this OP-ED for the Washington Post. Read Article
Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar joined Dr. Barouch for an important discussion about our COVID-19 vaccine response. For more about their BIDMC visit, click here.
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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