ID News & Spotlights

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

1) FDA Set to Approve ‘Mixing and Matching’ COVID Booster Shots – NBC Boston:  2) Boston 25 News: COVID-19 booster, pediatric vaccines expected to roll out soon: 3) COVID Vaccines for Kids Ages 5 to 11: Answers to Common Questions: 4)What to know about COVID vaccine Booster Shot updates:   

Symposium on Race & Medicine

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

HIV and Aging CME Activity

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

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 cases... More

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... More