ID News & Spotlights
Join the BU Community for a virtual Symposium on Race & Medicine and the Installation of Sabrina Assoumou, MD, MPH, as the inaugural Louis W. Sullivan, MD, Professor of Medicine. Date: Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021 Time: 3 p.m. EST Register at trusted.bu.edu/Sullivan Symposium moderated by Louis W. Sullivan, MD (BUSM '58) and will feature a panel, including: • Augustus... More
Dr. Archana Asundi & BU CME office have worked together to create an educational and quality improvement program centered around HIV, aging, and cardiovascular health. We recently created an online program covering topics related to HIV and aging - this module is now available at the links included below. Presenting faculty... More
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 cases... More
It has received a perfect score of 10 It is now re-funded for a new 5-year cycle!
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... More
Promoted to Professor of Medicine!
We are thrilled to welcome the new Infectious Diseases Fellows to the BMC ID team:
Congratulations to our very own Dr. Sabrina Assoumou for being on the cover of The Boston Medical Center Inspire Magazine!
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... More
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... More