Provost Workshop: Climate Change and Health

September 20th, 2018 in Featured.

The discussion will center on the existing and expected health impacts of climate change, and the current and developing plans by the city of Boston and BU to address these impacts. More

Interdisciplinary BUMC Team Investigates Dialysis Access Malfunction

September 17th, 2018 in Featured, Research.

Patients with chronic kidney disease frequently develop stenosis of their intrathoracic large veins (i.e., central venous stenosis), which jeopardizes their prospects of having a functional dialysis access, while the current modality to diagnose this complication is fraught with inaccuracies. An interdisciplinary team of clinicians, biomedical engineers and scientists, including members of the Evans Center IBR Thrombosis... More

NEIDL Researchers Create Tool to Study New Virus

September 5th, 2018 in Featured, Research.

Could help determine if Ebola-like LLOV can cause disease in humans In recent years, traces of new zoonotic viruses—pathogens that live in animals and could potentially cause infectious diseases in humans—have been discovered in bats, fish, and other species around the world. But scientists have been stumped in their search for the complete genome for these... More

Parking and Transportation Services for Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3

August 27th, 2018 in Announcements, Featured.

See the schedule and services in effect for Labor Day. More

8/20-24 BUMC Electrical Generator Testing

August 17th, 2018 in Announcements, Featured.

Beginning Monday, Aug. 20, through Friday, Aug. 24, facilities will be testing the electrical generators on the Medical Campus. There will be no disruption of electrical services during the four-hour tests. More

100 BUMC Students Attend Diversity Mixer

August 13th, 2018 in Featured.

On Wednesday, Aug. 8, approximately 100 students participated in a Medical Campus student diversity mixer. The event allowed underrepresented minority students from the three schools on the medical campus, Medicine, Public Health and Dental Medicine, to come together to mingle, share ideas and build relationships. BUSM Associate Dean of Diversity & Inclusion Dr. Rafael Ortega, More

Ebola Research Begins at NEIDL

August 2nd, 2018 in Featured, Research.

After years of review, lab receives first BSL-4 pathogen Eight months after receiving final approval from the Boston Public Health Commission to conduct research at Biosafety Level 4 (BSL-4), Boston University’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) has begun work with its first Level-4 pathogen, the Ebola virus. “This is clearly an important step for the NEIDL,” says Ronald B. More

Parking and Transportation Services for July 4

June 25th, 2018 in Announcements, Featured.

Click here for parking and transportation information for Wednesday, July 4. More

Remote Desktop Will Require Two-factor VPN with Duo Security Starting Thursday, June 28

June 18th, 2018 in Announcements, Featured.

You soon will be required to use the BU two-factor VPN with Duo security for remote desktop to access computers on the Medical Campus. More

Julie Palmer Appointed Director ad interim of BU-BMC Cancer Center

June 6th, 2018 in Featured.

Dr. Palmer succeeds Avrum Spira, MD, MSc, and will assume the role on July 1. More