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Topic: vaccines

University researchers monitor effects of COVID-19 vaccines in nursing home residents

News, Science & Research

University researchers monitor effects of COVID-19 vaccines in nursing home residents

March 15, 2021 1 comment

A University researcher is leading a national effort to track vaccine adverse events in nursing home residents who have received the COVID-19 vaccine.

President Paxson sees the search for a new DPS chief as an opportunity for the  University to “take a more expansive view” about the future of the DPS.

News, University News

BUCC members discuss selection of new DPS chief

February 10, 2021 0 comments

Members of the University’s administration and student body discussed the selection process and criteria for a new chief of Public Safety at the Brown University Community Council meeting Feb. 10. 

So far, Rhode Island has administered over 66,000 vaccines, including over 16,000 vaccines from Lifespan. Most vaccines administered by Lifespan have gone to its employees.

News, Science & Research

Lifespan COVID-19 vaccination program administers Pfizer, Moderna vaccines

January 25, 2021 0 comments

The Lifespan health system received a shipment of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna on Dec. 14 and Dec. 22, respectively. Two physicians who received both vaccine doses through the program spoke with The Herald about their experiences.

Schmidt ’21: Distrusting COVID-19 science is a disease in itself

Columns, Opinions

Schmidt ’21: Distrusting COVID-19 science is a disease in itself

November 18, 2020 3 comments

The immediate and negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are innumerable: serious illness, worsening mental health, economic downturn and more.

THE COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: The Future of Pfizer’s Vaccine and President-Elect Biden’s Transition Team

COVID-19 Updates, News, Podcasts, Science & Research

THE COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: The Future of Pfizer’s Vaccine and President-Elect Biden’s Transition Team

November 13, 2020 0 comments

Dr. Ashish Jha discusses the aftermath of the 2020 Election and President-Elect Joe Biden’s announcement of a COVID-19 Task Force. Dr. Jha also walks us through news from Pfizer that the company may have a highly effective vaccine in the development.

Brown researchers identify malaria vaccine candidate

News, Science & Research

Brown researchers identify malaria vaccine candidate

April 30, 2020 Comments are Disabled

A study partially conducted at the University has identified a new vaccine target for malaria with a novel mechanism underlying its ability to confer immunity.

The Providence-based biotechnology company EpiVax has been working to develop T-cell based candidate vaccines for COVID-19.

News, Science & Research

Providence-based EpiVax collaborates on ongoing research for a COVID-19 vaccine

April 19, 2020 1 comment

As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the country and the world, EpiVax, a biotechnology company based in Providence, is currently leading collaborative efforts to design a vaccine against the virus. 

Metro, News

Metro Roundup, April 2

April 1, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Three thousand Rhode Islanders bore posters, megaphones and palpable determination as they assembled to stand behind the survivors of the Parkland, Florida shooting and demand gun control March 24 at the State House.