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6th June, 2012 - Boston University
Boston University Endodontist Ramzi Sarkis Named Ten Under 10 Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Assistant Professor of Endodontics Ramzi Sarkis (AEGD 96, DMD 02, ENDO 05, MSD 08) is one of Massachusetts Dental Society’s (MDS) newest Ten Under 10. Ten Under 10 recognizes member dentists who graduated dental school...
21st March, 2012 - Boston University
ZAMBIAN FORMER PRESIDENT RUPIAH BANDA NEWEST BOSTON UNIVERSITY AFRICAN PRESIDENT-IN-RESIDENCE (Boston) – Former President Rupiah Banda of Zambia has accepted an appointment as the eighth African President-in-Residence at Boston University’s African Presidential Center, it was announced today by center director Prof. Charles Stith, a former U.S. ambassador to Tanzania. Funded...
9th January, 2012 - Boston University
BOSTON MEDICAL CENTER DOCTOR NAMED A CMS INNOVATION ADVISOR TO IMPROVE PATIENT CARE (Boston) - Winnie Suen, MD, MSc, a geriatrician and palliative care consultant at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and assistant professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), has been selected as a member of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Innovation Advisors...
5th January, 2012 - Boston University
Study Finds Statin Costs 400 Percent Higher In US Compared To UK (Boston) -- In the United States, the cost paid for statins (drugs to lower cholesterol) in people under the age of 65 who have private insurance is approximately 400 percent higher than comparable costs paid by the government in the United Kingdom (U.K.). These findings, from the Boston University...
3rd January, 2012 - Boston University
Genetic Predisposition To Disease Common In Two Supercentenarians: New Study (Boston) - The first-ever published whole-genome sequences of not just one, but two supercentenarians, aged more than 114 years, reveal that both unusual and common genetic phenomena contribute to the genetic background of extreme human longevity. Data from the study -- led by researchers...
27th December, 2011 - Boston University
New England Center for Investigative Reporting Investigates Juvenile Lifers (Boston) – Fifteen years after the Massachusetts Legislature passed one of the harshest juvenile murderer sentencing laws in the country, a New England Center for Investigative Reporting (NECIR) investigation reveals, for the first time, serious disparities in the way juvenile killers have been...