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Check out Dr. Sabrina Assoumou’s Latest Media Appearances:

Here’s what we know about the Delta variant in Mass. www.boston.com Since the Delta variant poses the greatest risk to unvaccinated populations, local health experts agree: the best protection is vaccination.   Boston COVID Cases: 35 Positive Tests Traced to Provincetown Cluster – NBC Boston www.nbcboston.com Health officials said Tuesday that at least 35 COVID-19 […]

Grants Awarded to Infectious Disease Faculty this Month:

Title: Persistent HIV-1 Expression and Microglia Dysfunction Principal Investigators: Andrew Henderson, PhD & Suryaram Gummuluru, PhD Grant Award Number: 1R01DA055488-01 Project Narrative: Microglia are long-lived central nervous system immune cells that have critical roles in brain immunity and neuron integrity. HIV-1 infection of microglia and the resulting activation of these cells is hypothesized to drive […]

Welcome Dr. Daniel Bourque!

Welcome Dr. Daniel Bourque to the Boston Medical Center Infectious Disease team! Dr. Bourque is a new Clinical Educator working in The Center of Infectious Diseases, The Tuberculosis Clinic, and on the inpatient medicine and consult services. Dr. Bourque is joining us from Mount Auburn Hospital where he served as a Clerkship Director and Infectious […]

Congrats to our Infectious Disease COVID-19 team : Selected for the Be Exceptional Award!

Please join Kate Walsh, President and CEO, and Lisa Kelly-Croswell, Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, in cheering on the winners at the virtual  2021 Be Exceptional Awards ceremony, being held Wednesday, June 23, from 12 – 1 p.m. on Zoom. Meeting information is available on the Hub, and the meeting will be recorded for those […]

Congratulations to Dr. Tara Bouton and Dr. Simeon Kimmel

Congratulations to Dr. Tara Bouton and Dr. Simeon Kimmel on acceptance of their K awards! Information on their awards are below: PI: Dr. Tara Bouton, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, 1K23AI152930-01A1, Understanding HIV’s impact on RR/MDR-TB development and transmission through genomics PI: Dr. Simeon Kimmel, National Institute of Drug Abuse, 1K23DA054363-01, Retention and Re-Engagement in […]