Boston University News Releases


29th July, 2009
Julie Sandell Named Associate Provost for Faculty Development (BOSTON) - Fulfilling a recommendation from the Boston University Council on Faculty Diversity and Inclusion (CFDI), Provost David Campbell announced today that Julie Sandell, a School of Medicine professor and researcher in the department of anatomy and neurobiology, will serve as associate provost...
29th July, 2009
Dr. Richard Saitz Certified By New Addiction Medicine Board Richard Saitz, MD, is among the first physicians in the United States certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine, a new independent medical specialty board. The American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) has begun to certify addiction medicine physicians from several specialties, including...
28th July, 2009
WBUR Launches New & Improved Web Site (Boston) – WBUR debuted a completely re-designed and upgraded web site on July 27, aimed at converting the best of public radio to the online experience. “We are very excited to introduce a refocused and re-energized web site,” said Paul A. La Camera, general manager of WBUR, 90.9...
24th July, 2009
WBUR, The Globe, NECN and WGBH Collaborate to Host Mayoral Debate (Boston) - WBUR, The Boston Globe, NECN and WGBH-TV announced today that they have joined forces to present a Boston mayoral debate live from the Kennedy Library on Monday, October 19 from 7-8 p.m. The showdown between the final two mayoral candidates will air on WBUR, 90.9 FM, Boston’s...
23rd July, 2009
Boston Medical Center Appoints New Dermatologist (Boston)- Emily P. Tierney, MD, has been appointed Mohs Surgeon and assistant director of Dermatologic Surgery Training in the Department of Dermatology at Boston Medical Center (BMC). Tierney, a resident of Boston, received her medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine...
15th July, 2009
Stopping Oral Cancer in its Tracks FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 15, 2009 (Boston) – In new research from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM), Dr. Maria Kukuruzinska and her team are the first to show, in vivo, a direct relationship between expression of the gene DPAGT1 and tumor spread...
14th July, 2009
Preventing Prostate Cancer to Bone Metastasis EMBARGOED UNTIL: 5 a.m. EST on July 13, 2009 (Boston) – In new research on prostate cancer to bone metastasis, Dr. Phillip Trackman of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine explains that the lysyl oxidase pro-peptide (LOX-PP) inhibits prostate cancer cell...
10th July, 2009
New Oral Agents May Prevent Injury After Radiation Exposure (Boston) – Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and collaborators have discovered and analyzed several new compounds, collectively called the ‘‘EUK-400 series,’’ which could someday be used to prevent radiation-induced injuries to kidneys, lungs, skin, intestinal tract and...
8th July, 2009
Researchers Identify Potential Patient Safety Risks Among Methadone Maintenance Treatment Patients (Boston) – Boston Medical Center (BMC) researchers have identified potential safety risks among methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) patients due to the quantity and accuracy of medical record documentation. Improved communication and coordination among substance use treatment and medical providers...
7th July, 2009
Intensive Management Can Improve Blood Pressure In Non-Adherent Hypertensive Patients (Boston) - Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have shown that patients with uncontrolled hypertension respond to treatment intensification regardless of their degree of adherence to antihypertensive medications. This study, which has been published online in Hypertension...
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