Boston University News Releases


24th November, 2010
Boston University/Boston Medical Center Establishes Registry for People Interested in Participating in Research Studies (Boston) - Boston University/Boston Medical Center (BU/ BMC) has established a registry to provide an easy way to connect researchers who are looking for research volunteers with people who are looking for studies to join. The registry, named ReSPECT (Recruitment Services Program of the Clinical...
22nd November, 2010
Genes Link Puberty Timing and Body Fat in Women (Boston) - Scientists have discovered 30 new genes that control the age of sexual maturation in women. Notably, many of these genes also act on body weight regulation or biological pathways related to fat metabolism. The study, which appears in Nature Genetics, was a collaborative effort by the...
15th November, 2010
BUSM Chair, Chief Earns Top Award from the North American Primary Care Research Group (Boston) Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH, chair and professor of family medicine at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and chief of family medicine at Boston Medical Center (BMC), is the recipient of the 2010 Maurice Wood Award for Lifetime Contribution to Primary Care Research. The award is...
10th November, 2010
Boston University to Host Pulitzer Prize-Winner Isabel Wilkerson for Book Discussion and Signing (Boston) - The Boston University (BU) College of Communication (COM) will host Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, noted author and Director of the Narrative Nonfiction Program at BU, Isabel Wilkerson, to discuss her latest book The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration.
5th November, 2010
Boston University to Host Academy Award Winner Geena Davis (Boston) The Friends of the Libraries at Boston University will host Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis for a reception and lecture on Tuesday, November 30 at 6:00 PM in Metcalf Hall. Davis will reflect on her career and discuss the work of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. The...