Boston University News Releases


28th October, 2010
BUSM Researchers Generate iPSCs to Further Treatments for Lung Disease (Boston) A team of researchers from Boston University’s Center for Regenerative Medicine and the Pulmonary Center have generated 100 new lines of human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) from individuals with lung diseases, including cystic fibrosis and emphysema. The new stem cell lines could...
25th October, 2010
Irish Tenor Ronon Tynan to Perform and Speak at Boston University (Boston) – The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University will host an evening with Tenor Ronan Tynan. Tynan is an accomplished athlete, winning multiple medals while competing at the Paralympics, a physician specializing in orthopedic sports injuries and most well-known for his...
22nd October, 2010
Examining the Effects of Deployment on Military Families Boston, MA – On October 7, 2001 the United States entered a war in Afghanistan. Nine years later, the U.S. military is deployed in two oversea wars. Mental health professionals are turning their attention to service members, who are deploying more frequently and for longer periods of time. However,...
22nd October, 2010
The Centennial of the Metropolitan Opera's First World Premiere (New York) – Puccini and Toscanini return to the Metropolitan Opera! Simonetta Puccini, Giacomo Puccini’s granddaughter, and Walfredo Toscanini, Arturo Toscanini’s grandson, are expected to be in attendance at a Met performance 100 years to the day after the premiere of La Fanciulla del West (The...
20th October, 2010
Boston University and GreenBox Films to Screen “The Music Lesson” at AMC Loews Theater, Boston (Boston, MA) – GreenBox Films, in collaboration with The Chronicle of Higher Education and Boston University, is screening the Boston premiere of its debut documentary, “The Music Lesson,” at the AMC Loews Theater on Friday, October 29 at 7:30 pm. The Music Lesson tells the story of two groups of...
19th October, 2010
Dr. Jean Morrison Named Boston University Provost (Boston) — Boston University President Dr. Robert A. Brown announced today that Dr. Jean Morrison, executive vice provost for academic affairs at the University of Southern California, has been named BU provost, effective January 2011. Morrison succeeds Provost David Campbell, who will return to...
15th October, 2010
BU, Brown and UC Irvine receive $3 million NSF grant to study security, privacy, and economic utility of cloud computing (Boston) – Computer scientists from Boston University, Brown University and the University of California, Irvine, will collaborate on a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the anticipated amount of $3 million to investigate “trustworthy interaction in the cloud.” The cloud...
12th October, 2010
Vegetable Consumption Associated with Decreased Risk of Estrogen Receptor-Negative Breast Cancer in African American Women (Boston) - Investigators from the Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have reported that African American women who consume more vegetables are less likely to develop estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer than women with low vegetable intake. The study results,...
6th October, 2010
Boston University School of Medicine Establishes New Department of Radiation Oncology (Boston) – Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) announces the establishment of a Department of Radiation Oncology, effective October 1, 2010. The new department will play a pivotal role in advancing cancer research and care initiatives at BUSM and Boston Medical Center (BMC), the primary...
4th October, 2010
Dr. Maria Kukuruzinska appointed GSDM Associate Dean for Research (Boston) – Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter appointed Dr. Maria Kukuruzinska Associate Dean for Research, effective today, Monday, October 4. As Associate Dean for Research, Dr. Kukuruzinska will report directly to the Dean and be a member of both...
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