Education and Training Program

Hematology Training Program

The Boston University Medical Center “Research Training Program in Blood Diseases and Resources” (T32HL07501), is an interdepartmental training program designed to train predoctoral PhD degree candidates and postdoctoral MDs, PhDs, and MD, PhDs in hematology related research. The program has been in existence at Boston University Medical Center for 30 years, and provides a superb training experience in this exciting field. Participating faculty are based in the Departments of Medicine (Sections of Hematology-Oncology and Vascular Biology), Biochemistry, and Pathology. Predoctoral candidates must apply through the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences and participate in a degree granting department or program including Molecular Medicine, Biochemistry, Pathology, Microbiology and Pharmacology.

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Research Areas of Excellence

Faculty research interests and programs focus upon diverse areas of hematology research. Fields of particular interest include sickle cell anemia, based in the NHLBI-funded Sickle Cell Center; amyloidosis, based in the NHLBI-funded Amyloidosis Treatment & Research Program; hematologic malignancies, based in the Cancer Research Center and in the Section of Hematology-Oncology, particularly including an active program in cutaneous T cell lymphoma and CLL; vascular biology, through an NIH-funded Cardiovascular Proteomics Center and megakaryopoiesis and hematologic stem cells.

Educational Conferences

The Multi-Disciplinary Hem|Onc Tumor Board Conference is located the Boston University Medical Campus in the FGH 1018 Conference Room located at 820 Harrison Ave, Boston MA 02118.  Meeting are held every Monday at 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm. Tumor Board Schedule 2019 – 2020

Grand Rounds is held every Thursday at 12.00 PM in either the Carter Conference Center or the FGH 1018 Conference Room located at 820 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA .  See schedule