Boston University News Releases


26th January, 2011
South Africa’s Caversham Press to be highlighted at Boston University (Boston) – The Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Visual Arts and the Boston University Art Gallery will exhibit 170 works by South African artists in two major exhibitions celebrating The Caversham Press. Running February 8 through March 27 at the 808 Gallery and BUAG at the Stone...
26th January, 2011
“Race to Nowhere” Screening at Boston University (Boston) – The Boston University School of Education, College of Communication and on-campus high school, Boston University Academy, are hosting a screening of the critically acclaimed documentary “Race to Nowhere: The Dark Side of America’s Achievement Culture.” The film examines the high stakes,...
25th January, 2011
ANTHONY BROOKS JOINS MEGHNA CHAKRABARTI AS CO-HOST OF “RADIO BOSTON” ON 90.9 WBUR (Boston) – 90.9 WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station, announced today that veteran public radio journalist Anthony Brooks will join Meghna Chakrabarti as co-host of Radio Boston, WBUR’s daily news magazine examining issues, news, people and places through a distinctly Boston lens. Brooks’...
20th January, 2011
BUSM Researchers Awarded NIH Grant to Identify Role of Immune System in Chronic Inflammation and Disease (Boston) – A team of researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have been awarded a five-year, $7.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to explore how chronic inflammation can lead to systemic...
18th January, 2011
BUSM Researchers Find Vitamin D Absorption is Diminished in Patients with Crohn’s Disease (Boston) – Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have for the first time shown that reduced vitamin D absorption in patients with quiescent Crohn’s disease (CD) may be the cause for their increased risk for vitamin D deficiency. The findings, which currently appear on-line...
11th January, 2011
Drugs for Hair Loss and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasmia May Result in Loss of Libido, Erectile Dysfunction in Men (Boston) – Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), in collaboration with colleagues at Lahey Clinic and from Denmark and Germany, have found that 5a-reductase inhibitors (5a-RIs), while improving urinary symptoms in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and possible...
3rd January, 2011
Researchers Measure Quality of Care in Oral Anticoagulation (Boston) - Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and the Bedford VA Medical Center believe that risk-adjusted percent time in therapeutic range (TTR) should be used as part of an effort to improve anticoagulation control and thus improve patient outcomes. These findings appear...