BU Scientists Awarded $1.9 Million to Accelerate Coronavirus Research

Source: The Brink

Since the novel and fast-spreading SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus first upended life in the United States and around the world, scientists at Boston University’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) have dropped nearly every other research project to focus on understanding and combating the virus. Now, BU scientists have received nearly $1.9 million in new funding from the Massachusetts Consortium on Pathogen Readiness (MassCPR) to further advance coronavirus research—much of that work made possible by the NEIDL’s ability to safely house and work with live copies of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

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