Boston University News Releases


28th April, 2008
Boston Medical Center Appoints New Chief Of Hematology-Oncology Boston, MA--David Seldin, MD, PhD, has been appointed to the position of Chief of the Section of Hematology-Oncology in the Department of Medicine at Boston Medical Center (BMC). Seldin had served as Chief ad interim since January, 2008. Seldin will continue to serve on the faculty...
23rd April, 2008
Boston University Academy Presents Financial Aid Benefit Auction: Vote For BUA! Boston - Boston University Academy announces that it will hold its ninth annual benefit auction at 7:00 PM on “Super Saturday,” April 26, in the BU Metcalf Trustee Center (One Sherborn Street, 9th Floor). This year’s auction, themed Vote For BUA! will feature both live and silent auctions accompanied...
23rd April, 2008
Researchers Discover Gene For Branchio-Oculo-Facial Syndrome Boston, MA--In a collaborative effort, researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have discovered that deletions or mutations within the TFAP2A gene (Activating Enhancer-Binding Protein) result in the distinctive clefting disorder Branchio-Oculo-Facial syndrome (BOFS). This rare...
18th April, 2008
Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet, Journalist and Professor Lloyd Schwartz to Speak at Boston University Boston – The Friends of the Libraries at Boston University, together with the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center will host an evening with acclaimed poet Lloyd Schwartz beginning at 5:30 PM on Tuesday, April 22. A 1994 Pulitzer Prize winner for Criticism, Schwartz is an American poet currently...
14th April, 2008
Robert Knox Elected Next Boston University Trustee Chair (Boston) – Robert A. Knox, who oversaw the establishment of new governance policies and served as vice chair of the search committee that selected the university’s current president, was elected the next chair of the Boston University Board of Trustees, a post he will assume at September’s annual...
10th April, 2008
NPR’s “Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me!” Wins Peabody Award (Boston) – National Public Radio’s extremely popular news quiz show “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!” was recently named a winner of a George Foster Peabody Award, the oldest and most prestigious achievement in broadcasting. Conceived by former WBUR Executive Producer for News and News Director Doug Berman,...
8th April, 2008
New Ophthalmologist Appointed To Boston Medical Center, Boston University School Of Medicine (Boston)–Boston resident Li-Wei Lin, MD, has been appointed to the position of attending ophthalmologist in the Department of Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery Services at Boston Medical Center BMC) and will be recommended for assistant professor of ophthalmology...
4th April, 2008
WBUR Wins Seven Regional Murrow Awards (Boston) – WBUR, 90.9 FM, Boston’s NPR news station, captured top honors in seven categories in the 2008 New England Radio-Television News Directors Association’s (RTNDA) Edward R. Murrow Award large-market division competition, winning three more Murrow trophies than last year, announced John Davidow,...
4th April, 2008
NPR’S “On Point” to Broadcast Live from China (Boston) – “On Point,” NPR’s fastest growing news/call-in show, will originate its broadcast from Shanghai, China, for a week-long examination and conversation about the world’s rapidly emerging economic superpower, April 14-18. The first major American radio program to broadcast a...
3rd April, 2008
WBUR Documentary “The Doctor Can't See You Now” to Air April 11 (Boston) – Seasoned primary care doctors are abandoning their practices and scores of recently trained physicians are eschewing primary care for more lucrative specialties, creating a severe shortage that’s putting the nation’s health at risk. That’s the unsettling problem examined by a WBUR “Inside...
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