Boston University News Releases


26th September, 2011
Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health along with Boston Medical Center Share in $10 Million Grant To Study HIV and Alcohol (Boston) — Researchers from Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health (BUSM/BUSPH), Boston Medical Center (BMC), the University of California, San Francisco and the University of Pittsburgh, have joined together to examine the consequences of alcohol on HIV disease. The Uganda Russia...
22nd September, 2011
Philanthropist & Visionary Business Leader Rajen Kilachand Pledges $25 Million to BU (Boston) — Rajen Kilachand, a Dubai-based global entrepreneur, has pledged $25 million to Boston University, announced BU President Robert A. Brown. Kilachand’s contribution, the largest in school history, will support and rename the University’s Honors College in honor of his parents, whose...
22nd September, 2011
New Leadership in Periodontology & Oral Biology at Boston University Dental (Boston) – Three leadership appointments were announced in the Department of Periodontology & Oral Biology at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) this week: Dr. Serge Dibart, Department Chair; Dr. Philip Trackman, Director of Oral Biology Research; and Dr. Oreste...
8th September, 2011
Obesity and Large Waist Size Linked to Higher Risk of Death in African American Women (Boston) – The risk of death increases with higher levels of overweight and obesity among African American women, according to a new study led by researchers from the Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University. In addition, a larger waist size was associated with a higher risk of death among...
1st September, 2011
Three New Boston University Faculty Tapped for Peter Paul Career Development Professorships (Boston) — Three new Boston University professors have been selected by Provost Jean Morrison as this year’s recipients of the prestigious Peter Paul Professorships, providing $40,000 each for three years for unrestricted support for their scholarly and creative work as they launch their...
1st September, 2011
BUSM Professor Outlines Best Practices for Treating Victims of Sexual Assault (BOSTON) – Judith A. Linden, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and vice chair for education in the department of emergency medicine at Boston Medical Center (BMC), has written an review article on the treatment of adult victims of sexual...