Dr. Noubar Afeyan

NEW YORK — Bishop Daniel Findikyan, Primate of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, was elected by unanimous vote to the board of directors of the Appeal of Conscience Foundation, the New York-based humanitarian[...]

YEREVAN — The Co-Founders of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative Noubar Afeyan, Vartan Gregorian and Ruben Vardanyan, and the Chair of the Aurora Prize Selection Committee Lord Ara Darzi have announced that Aurora will donate $200.000 to[...]

By Elizabeth Cohen, John Bonifield and Jamie Gumbrecht, SAVANNAH, Ga. (CNN) — The first Phase 3 clinical trial of a coronavirus vaccine in the United States began Monday, July 27. The investigational vaccine was developed by the[...]

YEREVAN — On April 24, the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative hosted an online discussion to honor those who perished a century ago during the Armenian Genocide and celebrate modern heroes, including those fighting the global outbreak of[...]

YEREVAN — The AraratChallenge movement launched by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative made a $120,000 donation this week to the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia to buy lung ventilation devices. “This is truly an[...]

By Nick Paul Taylor CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Fierce Biotech) — Flagship Pioneering has raised  $1.1 billion to create another batch of biotechs. The timing of the fund has Flagship peering into an uncertain future, trying to discern what[...]

By Syuzanna Petrosyan CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (CivilNet) — As dozens of research groups around the world race to create the first vaccine for COVID-19, in late February, Moderna, a Massachusetts-based biotechnology company, announced that it[...]

By Denise Grady SEATTLE (New York Times) — The first testing in humans of an experimental vaccine for the new coronavirus began on Monday, March 16, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases announced. The main goal of[...]

BOSTON — Immigrants and their unique and vital contributions to the success of the US economy since the nation’s founding were the dominant themes of a program paying tribute to Dr. Noubar Afeyan, biotech innovator and philanthropist,[...]

BOSTON —Celebrating Contributions of Our Nation’s Immigrants, a gala benefit on Wednesday, September 18, at the InterContinental Hotel Boston, will benefit the Endowed Fund for Care of Armenian Heritage Park on The Greenway, Boston.[...]