Boston University News Releases


29th November, 2007
High–Glycemic Index Carbohydrates Associated With Risk for Developing Type 2 Diabetes in Women CHICAGO – Eating foods high on the glycemic index, which measures the effect of carbohydrates on blood glucose levels, may be associated with the risk for developing type 2 diabetes in Chinese women and in African-American women, according to two studies in the November 26 issue of Archives of Internal...
27th November, 2007
Insulin Regulates the Secretion of the Anti-Aging Hormone Klotho Boston, MA--Dr. Carmela Abraham, a professor of biochemistry and medicine at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), reports this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences new findings on Klotho, an anti-aging gene that is associated with life span extension in rodents and...
26th November, 2007
Attitudes toward mammography differ across ethnicities, cultures, backgrounds CHICAGO – Black and Hispanic women have a different understanding of screening mammography compared with that of Caucasian women, according to the findings of a Boston University Medical Center survey presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
19th November, 2007
Metropolitan College Adds Certificate Program in Multimedia and Video Game Engineering (Boston) – Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) today announced it has added a new graduate certificate program in Interactive Multimedia and Game Engineering. The program, which will be offered for the first time during the spring 2008 semester, is currently enrolling students.
16th November, 2007
Boston University School of Theatre presents The Weavers Boston - The Boston University School of Theatre is pleased to present The Weavers, a full length play by Gerhart Hauptmann about the revolution and radicalism brought forth by the Silesian weavers’ revolt of 1844. Directed by Elaine Vaan Hogue, The Weavers will run December 6-16 at the Calderwood...
15th November, 2007
Global Sustainability Expert Adil Najam Named New Boston University Pardee Center Director (Boston) - Adil Najam, an international expert in long-term global policy, was appointed the new director of Boston University’s Frederick Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, today announced BU Provost David K. Campbell. The center serves as an interdisciplinary forum that examines...
13th November, 2007
New Molecule Will Treat Inflammatory Diseases People suffering with chronic inflammation from periodontal disease, heart disease, and arthritis, will find help in recently-discovered compounds dubbed resolvins, according to research at Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine. The data suggests the key to controlling...
9th November, 2007
WBUR to Launch Weeklong Immigration Series November 12 (Boston) – WBUR-FM 90.9, Boston’s NPR news station, will kick-off a five-part series on the economic impact of immigration in the Bay State, starting on Monday, November 12 during “Morning Edition,” announced News Director/Managing Editor John Davidow. Hosted by Bob Oakes and co-produced...
7th November, 2007
BUMC Researcher's Abstract Selected by Society for Neuroscience Boston, MA—David Farb, PhD, recently had an abstract selected that was highlighted by the Society for Neuroscience (SFN). The abstract details how antioxidants influence dopamine release from striatal synaptosomes. It will be presented at SFN’s 37th annual meeting November 7th in San Diego, California....
5th November, 2007
NPR’s Laura Sullivan Named Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize Winner (Boston) ― WBUR Group and Boston University today announced that NPR correspondent Laura Sullivan was selected as the 2007 Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize winner for a series entitled “Solitary Confinement in U.S. Prisons” which aired on NPR’s All Things Considered in July 2006. The...
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