Boston University News Releases


31st March, 2009
Boston University School Of Medicine Names New Chair Of Department Of Biochemistry (Boston) – David A. Harris, MD, PhD, has been named Professor and Chair of the Department of Biochemistry for Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) effective September 1, 2009. Harris plans to build upon the long-standing strengths of the Department of Biochemistry, hiring additional...
31st March, 2009
Cancer Genomics Browser Gives Cancer Researchers A Powerful New Tool SANTA CRUZ,CA - A Cancer Genomics Browser developed by researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, provides a new way to visualize and analyze data from studies aimed at improving cancer treatment by unraveling the complex genetic roots of the disease. The browser consists...
26th March, 2009
Christine King Farris to give MLK, Jr. Leadership Lecture (Boston) – The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center will host the opening of an exhibition of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s archives in an event honoring Christine King Farris, his only surviving sibling. Farris will be recognized as the first Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellow and will offer the...
19th March, 2009
Boston University School of Medicine Receives $10.5 Million Pledge to Create Breast Cancer Research Center (Boston)-Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) has received a $10.5-million pledge to create a Breast Cancer Research Center, including an assistant professorship and an international scholars training program, from a Boston University School of Medicine graduate who wishes to remain anonymous....
19th March, 2009
Boston University School of Medicine Celebrates Match Day (Boston) – Today at Boston University School of Medicine 154 students anxiously awaited the results of Match Day. The annual event marks the moment in which students around the country learn which residency programs they will be attending and where they will spend the next three to...
19th March, 2009
Researchers Discover Ways Of Integrating Treatment Of Traumatized Tibetan Refugee Monks (Boston) - The Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights (BCRHHR) at Boston Medical Center recently treated many of the large number of Tibetan refugee monks who fled violent religious persecution. These individuals arrived in Boston suffering from symptoms of traumatic stress, interfering...
17th March, 2009
Boston University Professor Honored as Outstanding Dietitian (Boston) – Boston University (BU) professor and Registered Dietitian Joan Salge Blake has been honored with the 2009 Annie Galbraith Outstanding Dietitian Award by the Massachusetts Dietetic Association (MDA). The award, which she will be presented with on March 19 at the annual conference, is given...
13th March, 2009
Researchers Discover Ways Of Integrating Treatment Of Traumatized Tibetan Refugee Monks (Boston) - The Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights (BCRHHR) at Boston Medical Center recently treated many of the large number of Tibetan refugee monks who fled violent religious persecution. These individuals arrived in Boston suffering from symptoms of traumatic stress, interfering...
11th March, 2009
BMC Researchers Find That A Single Question Can Identify Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care Patients (Boston) Researchers at Boston Medical Center (BMC) have found that a single-screening question recommended by the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) accurately identifies unhealthy alcohol use in primary-care patients. This research supports the use of the brief screen in...
10th March, 2009
New Opthamologist Appointed to Boston Medical Center (Boston) –Stephen P. Christiansen, MD, has been appointed Chief of Ophthalmology at Boston Medical Center and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at Boston University School of Medicine. Christiansen had previously served as a professor of ophthalmology and pediatrics at the University...
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