News & Updates

Evans Research Days- Oct 3 & 4, 2019

August 16th, 2019

Please submit abstracts for the poster blitz and poster session online by Friday, August 30, 2019 Please review full submission guidelines Submit Abstracts Faculty volunteers are requested to review abstracts and judge poster presentations Volunteer Please contact Takiesha Brooks at takiesha@bu.edu for further information Schedule Thursday, October 03, 2019 Continental Breakfast 7:00-8:00 a.m. | L110 Poster Blitz Presentations abstracts... More

Summer 2019 Newsletter

August 1st, 2019

This edition includes Announcements Evans Days Spotlight: BRIM Study Award Recipients and Recognition Appointments & Promotions DOM Happenings View Newsletter

Actively Creating a Culture that Supports and Strengthens Diversity

July 10th, 2019

Chair of Medicine, Dr. David Coleman is featured in BU Today's article "The Key to BU’s Diversity Efforts? Powerful Allies". As an Ally, Dr. Coleman reflects that there are many things all of us can do to create a culture on campus and in medicine to celebrate diversity. Crystal Williamson, Boston University’s... More

Spring 2019 Newsletter

May 8th, 2019

This edition includes Upcoming Events Announcements Spotlight: EPIC Leads Admin Spotlight Intern Match Results Award Recipients and Recognition Appointments & Promotions Research Corner DOM Happenings View Newsletter

Framingham Heart Study Awarded $38M NHLBI Contract Renewal

April 24th, 2019

The Framingham Heart Study (FHS), the nation’s longest running cohort study with longitudinal analysis of cardiovascular disease, has received a contract renewal for an additional six years and $38 million dollars from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). The contract period will support examining the elderly groups of the... More

Dr. Lindsay Farrer featured on NBC 10 Boston

March 29th, 2019

"DNA Kits Yield Different Results From Two Genetics Companies" Dr. Lindsay Farrer, Chief of Biomedical Genetics section, helps clarify the accuracy of DNA ancestry kits like 23 and Me and Ancestry.com. Users of these genetic testing services have questioned their accuracy after receiving different test results from different companies. Dr. Farrer notes that... More

NEJM Editorial by Dr. George O’Connor featured in New York Times

February 4th, 2019

Featured in the New York Times article "E-Cigarettes Are Effective at Helping Smokers Quit, a Study Says", the New England Journal of Medicine editorial by BU pulmonologist  Dr. George O'Connor and Dr. Belinda Borrelli, a behavioral health expert, "noted that 80 percent of the study participants who had quit by using e-cigarettes... More