Boston University News Releases


28th September, 2007
Boston Medical Center, Boston University School Of Medicine Appoints New Director Of Global Health Primary Care INITIATIVE (Boston) – South End resident Alain Montegut, MD, has been appointed director of the Global Health Primary Care Initiative in the Department of Family Medicine at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and associate professor of family medicine at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). Montegut...
25th September, 2007
Boston University Names Leading Virologist To Position At National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (Boston) - Boston University today announced the appointment of Dr. Elke Mühlberger as associate director of the Biomolecular Production Core Laboratory and Investigator at the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) currently under construction on the university’s medical...
25th September, 2007
Managing Blood Pressure, Weight In Middle Age May Protect Heart In Old Age DALLAS, Sept. 25 — Preventing heart failure at age 70 or 80 may depend upon maintaining normal blood pressure and a healthy weight at age 50, researchers reported in Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association. An increase of just one standard deviation (about 20 mm Hg)...
24th September, 2007
Boston University’s Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Program Will Host A Forum on Alzheimer’s Disease Boston University’s Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Program (BU ADC), in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, will host a forum on Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at 7 p.m., at the National Heritage Museum, in Lexington, Massachusetts. Guest speaker David Shenk will provide a comprehensive overview...
21st September, 2007
Boston University School of Medicine will host The Gijs van Seventer Lecture in Immunology Boston University School of Medicine will host The Gijs van Seventer Lecture in Immunology on Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at noon. The lecture titled, “Is Negative Regulation the Key to Controlling Autoimmunity?” will be presented by Dr. Jeffrey A. Bluestone from the University of California, San...
19th September, 2007
Endowed scholarship established to honor longest serving Dean at Boston University Marshall M. Sloane, outgoing Chair of the Board of Visitors for the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine (BUGSDM) announced the establishment of the Dean Spencer N. Frankl Scholarship at the annual board meeting on Monday. The scholarship was established to honor Frankl’s 40 years...
19th September, 2007
Researchers Provide Genetic Associations From A Genome-Wide Scan For Cardiovascular Disease Traits Boston, MA—Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), have completed analyses of a genome-wide scan on a group of two generations of participants from the landmark Framingham...
18th September, 2007
Victor Coelho Appointed Boston University Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education (Boston) ― As part of the effort to boost undergraduate education and “unlock” opportunities throughout the campus, Victor Coelho, Ph.D., chair of Musicology and Music at Boston University’s College of Fine Arts and College of Arts & Sciences was appointed to the new position of associate...
13th September, 2007
Tomas Gonzalez Named Director of Community Outreach at Boston University’s Medical Campus Boston – Tomas Gonzalez, former chief of staff of Boston’s Commission on the Affairs of the Elderly and the former Latino liaison to the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services, was named director of Community Outreach at Boston University’s Medical Campus, announced Edward M. King, vice president...
12th September, 2007
Montreal Resident Dr. Melanie Campese Wins $15,000 for Periodontology Research Montreal resident Dr. Melanie Campese has received a $15,000 research fellowship from the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) for her research on periodontal disease prevention. This AAP Foundation Education Fellowship encourages students to expand their research interests and participate...
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