Boston University News Releases


26th August, 2011
BUSM Professor Authors New Book on How Knowledge About Your Gene and Family History Can Help Secure Your Health And Even Save Your Life (Boston) – World-renowned genetics expert Aubrey Milunsky, MD, DSc, has penned a new book focused on new DNA tests that have dramatically expanded our ability to avoid, prevent, diagnose, predict and treat many genetic disorders. Based on a lifetime of experience, he recounts the lessons learned...
25th August, 2011
NCI Awards $19.3M For Multisite Investigation of Cancer Disparities Why are African-American women more likely than those of European descent to be diagnosed with breast cancer at a young age, and with poor prognoses? It’s a provocative question, and one that a multidisciplinary team from the Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University (BU), the University of...
16th August, 2011
Study Finds Flexible-fiber CO2 Laser Safe in Endoscopic Endonasal Transsphenoidal Surgery (Boston) – A new study has shown the Flexible-Fiber CO2 laser to safely cut and coagulate during endoscopic assisted transsphenoidal craniotomies (TSC) without the line of sight problems encountered with conventional CO2 lasers. The findings, reported by researchers from Boston Medical Center...
12th August, 2011
BUSM Professor Awarded $13.3 Million Grant to Study Potential Treatments to Prevent Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Boston) – Deborah Anderson, PhD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology and microbiology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) is co-leading a new study funded by a five-year $13.3 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Anderson will investigate...