Brandeis News Highlights

How and when can we reopen the economy safely? What are the most promising treatments? How do we protect the most vulnerable among us? These are just a few of the questions Brandeisians — our faculty, students, alumni, parents and staff — are tackling. We’re working fast, smart and compassionately, fueled by our enduring commitment to improve the world through knowledge and action.

Brandeis Research News

How artificial intelligence is helping scientists find a coronavirus treatment

Computational linguist James Pustejovsky leads a Brandeis team in developing an artificial intelligence program that can sort through all the data we have on coronavirus.

Brandeis researchers tackle COVID-19

Virologist Tijana Ivanovic's lab is looking at how the virus infects cells. Computer scientists Pengyu Hong and Hongfu Liu are using machine learning to map its genetic code.

Nobel Prize winner Michael Rosbash on the future of the pandemic

Rosbash serves on a panel of world-famous scientists proposing solutions to the health crisis. Backed by business titans, they have the White House's ear.

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April 15, 2020

An analysis by International Business School professor Anna Scherbina.

May 4, 2020

When the United States suffered a great wave of smallpox outbreaks at the turn of the 20th century, the public health field was in its infancy. Professor Michael Willrich describes the outbreaks and their relevance to COVID-19.

April 7, 2020

A Brandeis psychology professor and her lab are studying how students are coping with the unprecedented stress that the COVID-19 pandemic presents.

March 27, 2020

With Boston-area health care centers facing a medical emergency, the community donated masks, gloves and other supplies to help.