Boston University News Releases


31st July, 2007
Boston Medical Center Appoints New Obstetrics and Gynecology Generalist (Boston) – Boston resident Elizabeth Gittinger, MD, has been appointed to the positions of generalist in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and instructor of obstetrics and gynecology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). Gittinger’s...
26th July, 2007
Local Students Accepted to Prestigious Schweitzer Fellowship Program Anthony Lim, Elizabeth Selden, and James Yeh of Boston University School of Medicine have joined the ranks of new Schweitzer Fellows. Honoring the legacy of Dr. Albert Schweitzer by committing to a year of service with a community agency, these students and thirty-one other 2007-2008 Schweitzer...
25th July, 2007
Boston Medical Center Appoints New Endocrinologist (Boston) – West Boylston resident Alan Farwell, MD, has been appointed to the position of attending physician in the section of endocrinology, diabetes and nutrition at Boston Medical Center (BMC). Farwell received his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School...
19th July, 2007
Boston Medical Center Appoints New Director of Neurology/Neuroradiology (Boston) – Brookline resident Thanh Nguyen, MD, FRCPc has been appointed to the positions of director of interventional neurology/neuroradiology at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and assistant professor of radiology, neurology and neurosurgery at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM).
19th July, 2007
Boston University’s Program White Coat Turns Boston Children into Tomorrow’s Dentists BOSTON — Boston University School of Dental Medicine (BUSDM) will welcome 17 boston-area children ages 9 to 11 July 23 to 27 for the third annual Program White Coat, the school’s career exploration day program introducing children to dentistry and other health professions. BUSDM faculty...
18th July, 2007
Boston University School of Dental Medicine Researchers Shed Light on Key Step in Periodontal Disease Onset BOSTON — In a paper published in the June issue of the Journal of Proteome Research, Boston University School of Dental Medicine Associate Dean for Research Dr. Salomon Amar and researchers show white blood cells known as monocytes interact differently with P. gingivalis, the tissue-damaging oral...
18th July, 2007
Boston Medical Center Appoints New Radiologist (Boston) – Ashland resident Gustavo Mercier, MD, has been appointed to the positions of section head in the division of nuclear medicine in the Department of Radiology at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and assistant professor of radiology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). Mercier...
13th July, 2007
Boston University School of Education Program in Deaf Studies Awarded Nearly $1 Million in State and National Grants Boston – The Program in Deaf Studies at Boston University’s School of Education has recently received four training grants totaling $995,000. This funding will enable the Program to significantly advance its efforts to provide accessible and superior training for future teachers of the Deaf....
11th July, 2007
Network Model Predicts Risk Of Death In Sickle Cell Disease (Boston) – Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) have developed a method to estimate sickle cell disease severity and predict the risk of death in people with this disease. The study appears online in the June issue of...
3rd July, 2007
Stem Cell Procedure Successfully Treats Amyloidosis Patients (Boston) – Researchers from the Stem Cell Transplant Program and the Amyloid Treatment and Research Program at Boston University Medical Center (BUMC) have found that tandem cycles of high-dose chemotherapy and blood stem cell transplantation can help treat patients with immunoglobulin-light chain...
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