Boston University News Releases


30th October, 2006
Boston University, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft Form Alliance to Accelerate Biomedical Innovation (Boston) - Seeking to accelerate the delivery of biomedical engineering advances to the medical care of patients, Boston University and its College of Engineering are joining the German research and development organization Fraunhofer Gesellschaft to create the Boston University-Fraunhofer Alliance...
24th October, 2006
Boston University Team Finds Association Between Atrial Fibrillation and Lower Cognitive Performance (Boston) — Researchers from Boston University have found a link between atrial fibrillation (AFIB) and low cognitive performance in men. Using a subset of participants from the Framingham Offspring Study, part of the long-running Framingham Heart Study, the team found an association between AFIB...
23rd October, 2006
Dr. Donald Booth Elected to the Royal College of Surgeons of England The Royal College of Surgeons of England will induct Dr. Donald Booth, professor and chair emeritus of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Boston University School of Dental Medicine (BUSDM), as a fellow of dental surgery at a formal diplomate ceremony at the College’s London headquarters...
20th October, 2006
The Boston University Art Gallery Presents Territories of Terror: Mythologies and Memories of the Gulag in Contemporary Russian-American Art (Boston) - On October 24, the Boston University Art Gallery will unveil a groundbreaking exhibition, Territories of Terror: Mythologies and Memories of the Gulag in Contemporary Russian-American Art. Open through January 14, 2007, this marks one of the first attempts to chronicle the history and...
20th October, 2006
Renowned Exhibition GULAG: Soviet Forced Labor Camps and the Struggle for Freedom Displays at Boston University (Boston) - The National Park Service, in a unique partnership with Amnesty International USA, the Gulag Museum at Perm-36, and the International Memorial Society, will present the first exhibition on the Soviet Gulag in the United States. GULAG: Soviet Forced Labor Camps and the Struggle for Freedom...
17th October, 2006
The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University Presents a Commemorative Lecture and Exhibition Opening Honoring Its Founder Boston – In remembrance of Dr. Howard Gotlieb, founder of the Boston University Department of Special Collections (now the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center), HGARC is hosting a joint lecture and exhibition opening on what would have been Dr. Gotlieb’s 80th birthday. In addition to the unveiling...
16th October, 2006
Boston University Biomedical Engineers Win Major Grant for Pursuit of the “$1,000 Genome” (Boston) - Two Boston University biomedical engineers have won a major National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to continue groundbreaking research aimed at reducing the cost of sequencing individual human genomes to about $1,000. Boston University Associate Professor of Biomedical...
11th October, 2006
Boston University School of Music Presents Mahler’s Second Symphony (Boston) – On November 6, David Hoose leads the Boston University Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Chorus in Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 in C minor, “The Resurrection,” in the ensembles’ first Symphony Hall appearance of the season. Soprano Michelle Johnson, graduate student at the School of...
4th October, 2006
Boston University Metropolitan College Awarded $500,000 from National Science Foundation (Boston) – Boston University today announced that its Metropolitan College (MET) has received a five-year, $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award will be used to provide partial scholarships for up to 25 freshmen annually for a total of about 100 students over the...
3rd October, 2006
Protein Mutated in Werner Syndrome May Play Critical Role in Cancer Prevention (Boston) – Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) recently discovered that a protein mutated in Werner Syndrome, a rare premature aging disorder, might also play a critical role in protecting individuals from developing cancer. The findings, to be published in...
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