Boston University News Releases


29th January, 2001
Anti-inflammatory Medications Being Tested For Possible Prevention Of Alzheimers Disease (Boston, Mass.) — -- Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine today launched the first-of-its-kind drug prevention study for Alzheimer's disease (AD). The Alzheimer's Disease Anti-inflammatory Prevention Trial (ADAPT) is a National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded clinical trial that...
24th January, 2001
Boston University Celebrates Virtuoso Violinist Roman Totenberg's 90th Birthday (Boston, Mass.) — In honor of violinist Roman Totenberg’s 90th birthday, Boston University will present a concert on Monday, February 5 to toast not only an illustrious career but an awe-inspiring life shaped by war, music and teaching. The 8 p.m. concert in the Tsai Performance Center...
19th January, 2001
Majority Of HIV-infected Patients Seek Medical Care Years After Infection (Boston, Mass.) — In the second decade of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, patients sought HIV testing and medical care long after acquiring the virus. Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Brown University School of Medicine gauged the time it took for patients to present to their...
12th January, 2001
Boston University Art Gallery Hosts "the Crafted Image: 19th Century Techniques in Contemporary Photography" (Boston, Mass.) — Some of the most acclaimed photographers prefer age-old photographic techniques to state-of-the-art technology. The Boston University Art Gallery presents "The Crafted Image: 19th Century Techniques in Contemporary Photography," an exhibition featuring more than 90 handcrafted...
11th January, 2001
Boston University To Celebrate Birthday Of Alumnus Martin Luther King, Jr. (Boston, Mass.) — Boston University will celebrate its 16th annual commemoration of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., with a special program featuring an address by Rev. Prathia L. Hall, Ph.D. on Monday, January 15 at 1 p.m. in the George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston. The...
8th January, 2001
Clinton Honors BU Professor with Citizens Award (Boston, Mass.) — President Clinton announced today the 28 recipients who will receive the Presidential Citizens Awards at a White House ceremony this evening. Charles DeLisi, Arthur G.B. Metcalf Professor of Science and Engineering at Boston University, is one of them. He joins Hank Aaron, Muhammad...
7th January, 2001
Adverse Effect Of Cigarette Smoking On Infant Birth Weight May Be Influenced By Maternal Metabolic Genotypes (Boston, Mass.) — Low birth weight (LBW), defined as babies who weigh less than 2,500 grams or approximately five pounds, eight ounces at birth, is a significant clinical and public health challenge. Each year in the United States, over 300,000 babies are born with LBW. LBW is the single most important...