Boston University News Releases


25th November, 2009
Researchers Identify Proteins In Lung Cancer Cells That May Provide Potential Drug Targets (Boston) – Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and the Boston University Biomedical Engineering Department have identified a number of proteins whose activation allows them to distinguish between cancer and normal cells with almost 97 percent accuracy. In addition, the BU...
13th November, 2009
The Boston University College of Fine Arts presents the second season of the Boston Center for American Performance (BCAP) (Boston) – The Boston University College of Fine Arts is pleased to announce the second season of the Boston Center for American Performance (BCAP), Boston University’s professional performing arts initiative. This season, BCAP will feature two productions running at the Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie...
12th November, 2009
New Chief And Chair Of Dermatology Named At Boston Medical Center And Boston University School Of Medicine (Boston)- Rhoda M. Alani, MD, has been appointed chair of the Department of Dermatology, Herbert Mescon Chair and professor of dermatology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and chief of the Department of Dermatology at Boston Medical Center (BMC). She will assume these positions in...
10th November, 2009
BUSM’S Vasculitis Center Receives $6M Grant from National Institutes of Health (Boston) – The Vasculitis Center at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) has received a five-year $6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The grant will be used to research new biomarkers for vasculitis disease activity and prognosis. The research will also develop and...
9th November, 2009
Boston Medical Center Will Study Testosterone In Older Men (Boston) - Boston Medical Center (BMC) today announced that it is seeking volunteers for a national study to test the effects of testosterone as a treatment for several conditions affecting the health of older men. Low serum testosterone may contribute to a number of problems experienced by older...
9th November, 2009
Boston University School Of Medicine Appoints First Chief Of Computational Biomedicine (Boston) -Avrum Spira, MD, MSc has been appointed as chief of the section of computational biomedicine in the department of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). This newly established division will develop and apply computational approaches to the analysis of high-throughput...
5th November, 2009
BUSM Professor Receives Award from American College of Gastroenterology (Boston) – Francis A. Farraye, MD, MSc, FACG, FASGE, a professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and clinical director in the Gastroenterology Section at Boston Medical Center (BMC) recently received the William D. Carey Award from the American College of Gastroenterology...
3rd November, 2009
Boston University’s Metropolitan College Awards Noted Intellectual Property Attorney Distinguished Alumni Award (Boston) — Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) awarded Michael Kiklis, Partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, a Computer Science Distinguished Alumni Award at a reception on Sunday, October 17, 2009 in Boston. Kiklis is a 1988 graduate of MET’s computer science graduate program...
2nd November, 2009
Boston University’s Metropolitan College Awards Local Computer Science Professional with Distinguished Alumni Award (Boston) — Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) awarded Marcia Nizzari a Computer Science Distinguished Alumni Award at a reception on Saturday, October 17, 2009. Nizzari received an MS from the computer science program in 1990 and was awarded alongside three other MET computer science...