Boston University News Releases


29th September, 2009
BUSM'S Black Women's Health Study Receives $9.1M Award to Continue Research (Boston) – The Black Women’s Health Study (BWHS) of the Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University School of Medicine’s (BUSM) has received a five-year continuation of grant funding award from the National Cancer Institute. The $9.1M award will cover years 16-20 of the largest follow-up...
28th September, 2009
Hormone Therapy Should Not Be Stopped Prior To Mammograms (Boston) – Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) are recommending that menopausal women on hormone therapy (HT) continue their treatment prior to having their annual mammogram screenings. These recommendations appear as an editorial in the current on-line issue of Journal...
25th September, 2009
Celebrating Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) and H. C. Robbins Landon at Boston University (Boston) - The School of Music in the College of Fine Arts, the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center and Marsh Chapel, will host an international conference entitled “Perspectives on Haydn Scholarship in Celebration of H. C. Robbins Landon” on October 1-2, 2009. This conference is dedicated to...
23rd September, 2009
Feld Family Foundation Pledges $10 Million to Boston University (Boston) – Boston University President Robert A. Brown announced today that the Feld Family Foundation has pledged $10 million to enhance the university’s faculty development and other university projects. The Feld Family Foundation is a private, philanthropic organization administered...
16th September, 2009
Award-Winning Journalist Christopher Dickey 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 Newsweek journalist and award-winning author Christopher Dickey. Dickey currently serves as Newsweek's Paris Bureau Chief and Middle East Regional...
15th September, 2009
Boston University & Nature's Classroom Finalize Lease to Operate Sargent Center (Boston) – Boston University (BU), owner of Sargent Center in Hancock, N.H., and Charlton, Mass.-based Nature’s Classroom, have agreed to a lease authorizing the non-profit environmental education organization to offer programs at the site under the name “Nature’s Classroom at Sargent Center.” Terms...
15th September, 2009
Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Visual Arts presents Casual Males (Boston) – The Boston University School of Visual Arts (SVA) presents the group exhibition Casual Males on view Tuesday, September 15 through Sunday, October 25, 2009 at the Sherman Gallery at Boston University. The opening reception is open to the public and will be held on Thursday, September...
14th September, 2009
Three Active NFL Pro Bowl Players To Donate Brains To Research (BOSTON) – The Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy (CSTE) at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) announced today that three active National Football League Pro Bowl players have pledged to join the CSTE Brain Donation Registry. The players include: Matt Birk, Baltimore Ravens;...
11th September, 2009
Alcohol Education For Youths: A Laboratory-Based Experience (Boston)- In an effort to reduce underage drinking and alcohol abuse, Boston University School of Medicine’s (BUSM) CityLab program in collaboration with Boston University School of Public Health, completed the first phase of a pilot curriculum for the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism....
9th September, 2009
BUSM Lecture To Honor Victim Of 9/11 Tragedy (Boston) -Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) will present The Eighth Annual Sue Kim Hanson Lecture in Immunology on Friday, September 11, 2009 at noon in the School’s Keefer Auditorium. The annual lecture honors Sue Kim Hanson, MA, PhD ’02, a former researcher in BUSM’s Pulmonary Center....
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