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Dr. Alosco Receives Spivack 2021 Emerging Leader in Neuroscience Award

January 16th, 2021in Accolades

Michael Alosco, PhD is the recipient of the prestigious Spivack 2021 Emerging Leader in Neuroscience Award. Mr. Spivack established these awards in 2013 to recognize and support the research of outstanding BUSM faculty conducting either clinical or basic research in Parkinson’s (PD), Alzheimer’s (AD), Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and other neurological... More

Boston’s Top Docs 2021

January 7th, 2021in Accolades

Congratulations to  Dr. David M. Greer,  Dr. Thanh Nguyen and Dr. Marie-Hélène Saint Hilaire who are recognized in Boston Magazine’s Top Doctors 2021. Physicians are selected by their peers via an online nomination process established by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a health care research and information company. BMC is strongly represented across... More

Dr. Cervantes-Arslanian Honored by the American Academy of Neurology

December 27th, 2020in Accolades

Anna M. Cervantes-Arslanian, MD is a recipient of the A.B. Baker Teacher Recognition Award for 2021 from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). The American Academy of Neurology believes that “excellent teachers deserve recognition for their contributions to improving neurology now and in the future. Teaching binds students, residents, faculty, other clinicians, researchers, and... More

Sheila Phicil Receives BMC’s 2020 Leadership Impact Award

December 16th, 2020in Accolades

Over the past year Sheila Phicil, MPH, MS, PMP, Administrative Director in the Department of Neurology has emerged as a transformative leader on the topics of diversity & inclusion and health equity. By bringing her perspectives and personal experience as a Haitian-American, first to the department of neurology and then... More

Research and Scholarly Activity Education Seminar #7

December 2nd, 2020in News

In this session of our Research and Scholarly Activity Series, Dr. Ludy Shih, discusses the similarities and differences of clinical research in academic medicine versus biotech/pharma, key decision-making roles that clinicians in industry have, ways academic investigators can have research collaborations with industry, and reflections on academic medicine workforce development. Link... More

Research and Scholarly Activity Education Seminar #6

November 25th, 2020in News

In this hour, Professor Lan Zhou discusses the structure of an original research manuscript, using the example of testing the diagnostic sensitivity of skin biopsy in the diagnosis of small fiber neuropathy in Chinese Americans. She discusses the need to place the research in its context, to clearly convey the... More

Research and Scholarly Activity Education Seminar #5

October 23rd, 2020in News

Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurology, BU School of Medicine, David Greer, MD, speaks about abstracts, what role they play in your career development, how to decide which conferences to attend and how to get the most out of them. He also touches on seizing the opportunity of... More

Research and Scholarly Activity Education Seminar #4

October 8th, 2020in News

In this session, Janice Weinberg, ScD, Professor of Biostatistics, BU School of Public Health, Director, MS in Clinical Research Program and Statistical Editor, Journal of the American Heart Association, goes through a live biostatistics consultation with Assistant Professor Courtney Takahashi. Involving a biostatistician early in the study design process is... More

BU Neurology Research/Scholarly Activity Education Series

September 16th, 2020in Event

Third session of the BU Neurology Research/Scholarly Activity Education Series 2020-2021: David Flynn, MS(LIS), Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Sciences & Education and Assistant Director of Library and Information Management Education, BUSM Alumni Medical Library. In this video, Dave talks about literature search strategies with the new PubMed2.0, EMBASE, and Web of... More

BU Neurology Research Career Panel

September 1st, 2020in Event

August 25, 2020 The Department of Neurology hosted “Research Career Panel: Lessons Learned” with Drs. Michael Alosco, Ann McKee, Marie Saint-Hilaire, Lan Zhou with Ludy Shih moderating. We heard from Mike Alosco about how changing course on an early career decision turned out to be pivotal for him, following his instincts to pursue a research position... More