Dan Barouch, MD, PhD (Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, BIDMC) discusses the development of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Timeline and duration of vaccine efficacy still uncertain: Virus expert

BIDMC appointed a research group within the Center for Healthcare Delivery Science to apply epidemiology, machine learning and causal inference to forecast where COVID-19 could surge next.

The predictive analytics tools hospitals are using to forecast COVID-19 case surges

Michael Gibson, MD (Cardiology, BIDMC) discusses COVID-19 in Massachusetts, and if the Fourth of July holiday impacted COVID-19 numbers in the region.

How has the Fourth of July impacted COVID-19 numbers in Mass.?

Eva Luo, MD, Toni Golen, MD (OBYGN, BIDMC) and Alexa Kimball, MD (Dermatology, BIDMC) write in STAT how healthcare providers must continue to play an essential role in halting the cycle of domestic abuse by continuing to screen for intimate partner violence during COVID-19 and the era of telemedicine.

Rising to the challenge of screening for intimate partner violence during Covid-19

Inside the nonstop hunt for a vaccine

Inside Johnson & Johnson’s nonstop hunt for...

Gyongyi Szabo, MD, PhD, Chief Academic Officer, BIDMC and BILH, discusses how lab work has changed due to COVID-19. She encouraged lab members not in the lab to take advantage and “do some deep thinking.” They should ask themselves, she said, whether they’re on the right path and, if so, think about new projects, set goals for the next year, and consider where they see themselves in five years.

Same old labs but not

Researchers at BIDMC and Massachusetts General Hospital published a study Thursday in the Annals of Hematology that found no evidence that blood type affects whether someone develops severe symptoms (defined as intubation or death) from a coronavirus infection.

Why do we have different blood types — and do they make us more vulnerable to Covid-19?

Alden Landry (Emergency Medicine, BIDMC) shares what he learned while fighting on the frontlines of the COVID-19 surge in Boston.

'You can beat the pandemic.' Former front-line workers share tips for coping with the COVID-19 surge

Researchers at BIDMC, led by Scott Fligor, MD (Surgery, BIDMC) analyzed 15 years of data to determine how long surgery for certain types of cancer can be delayed without harming patients’ chances of survival. The study began in early spring, as the pandemic led many hospitals to cancel or postpone non-emergency procedures, including surgery for cancer.

Tough Decisions as COVID-19 Causes Cancer Surgery Delays