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Research

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November 24, 2020

The efficacy of treatment versus the prevalence of the condition in Black patients adds evidence to the pile that more diversity is needed in clinical trials.

Test tube samples in stands
November 4, 2020

A new collaboration among Boston cancer centers aims to increase minority populations’ access to the latest treatments for more equitable outcomes.

Close frame of woman sitting at a table with a prescription bottle of hydroxyurea
September 28, 2020

Structural racism has neglected generations’ suffering from sickle cell disease. Novel therapies are on the horizon, but can they affordably be brought to the masses?

microscopic view of placental tissue
September 15, 2020

Researchers have identified properties in placenta tissue that may play an important role in preventing the transmission of COVID-19 from a mother with the virus to her fetus.

September 14, 2020

Infectious disease physician Josh Barocas will use NIDA grant to create a novel surveillance network for people who use drugs, emphasizing community engagement.