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Full Professorships for Eight on Medical Campus

March 28th, 2016 in Featured.

Faculty from MED, SDM, and SPH promoted Paul Duprex (right) works with research technician Andrew Acciardo inside the NEIDL virology lab. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi Paul Duprex, originally from Northern Ireland, specializes in the genetics of viruses. Haiyan Gong (GRS’91), a native of China, has spent nearly three decades studying a single system in the eye and... More

Medical Campus Experts Gather to Confer about Zika

March 25th, 2016 in Featured, Research.

NEIDL acquires sample of virus for further study After weeks of BU researchers trying to procure a sample of Zika virus, the pathogen linked to microcephaly and other neurological syndromes, the vial finally arrived at BU’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) on March 22. NEIDL director Ronald B. Corley, a School of Medicine professor and chair... More

April 7 Symposium on Preventing Breast Cancer

March 18th, 2016 in Featured.

Please join us to change up the conversation about breast cancer. Let’s talk prevention and get in front of breast cancer by focusing more research dollars on identifying what is actually causing it. NPR’s Tom Ashbrook will moderate a panel discussion on shifting priorities toward comprehensive breast cancer prevention with Boston’s leaders in public health... More

New Approach Urged in Dealing with Opioid Epidemic

March 18th, 2016 in Featured.

At SPH event, local police chiefs say care, not jail, needed Last summer, Arlington, Mass., chief of police Frederick Ryan was briefed on a plan to arrest a major heroin supplier. “I asked some very simple questions,” he recalled. “Do we know the identities of those buying their heroin from this dealer? The answer was yes. “The... More

BU-CTSI Translational Research Symposium, March 28

March 16th, 2016 in Featured, Research.

Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute (BU-CTSI) Fifth Annual Translational Research Symposium In Memory of David C. Seldin, MD, PhD (1957-2015) Monday, March 28 Charles River Campus , 775 Commonwealth Ave., George Sherman Union, Metcalf Hall Keynote Speakers Jeffrey W. Kelly, PhD Lita Annenberg Hazen Professor of Chemistry Chairman, Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine The Scripps Research Institute Robert A. Stern, PhD Professor of... More

The Politics of Access: The Impact of U.S. Government Policies on Pharmaceutical Markets and Public Health

March 16th, 2016 in Featured.

Join Boston University School of Public Health students, colleagues, alumni, and affiliates for the BUSPH Pharmaceuticals Program's 5th Annual Symposium, The Politics of Access: The Impact of U.S. Government Policies on Pharmaceutical Markets and Public Health The event will include a panel of professionals from across the board who are making an impact in the field of pharmaceutical... More

March 23 Cathy Shine Lecture 2016

March 16th, 2016 in Featured.

Barely Covered: Underinsurance and Its Impact on Access to Care Emily Friedman Independent Health Policy and Ethics Analyst March 23, 2016 Noon-1 p.m. BUSM Instructional Building Hiebert Lounge Live-Streaming Available During Event Emily Friedman is an independent writer, lecturer, photographer, and health policy and ethics analyst based in Chicago. She is contributing editor of Hospitals & Health Networks and contributing writer for the... More

March 24 Grant Preparation Workshop

March 16th, 2016 in Announcements, Featured, Research.

Grant Preparation Workshop – Part 1: Administrative Presentation Medical Campus Investigators, graduate students and faculty members are invited to a grant preparation workshop on Thursday, March 24 to learn more about the process of submitting individual research grants (R01) to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Presentations will be given by staff from the Office of... More

Submit Works for BUMC Art Days

March 3rd, 2016 in Featured.

ART DAYS 2016 Monday-Tuesday, April 4-5 Hiebert Lounge All students, faculty and staff from all BUMC schools are encouraged to submit artwork of any medium to the 26th annual Boston University Medical Campus gallery for the arts, sponsored by the Provost's office. "Art Days" was begun by then BUSM Dean and later BUMC Provost Chobanian to... More

3/22 BUMC Provost Research Seminar: Zika Virus

February 25th, 2016 in Featured.

Tuesday, March 22, 3-5 p.m., Hiebert Lounge Open to faculty, students and staff Welcome Karen H. Antman, MD BUSM Dean and BUMC Provost Ronald B. Corley, PhD Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology, BUSM Director, National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories Basic Virology Rachel Fearns, PhD Associate Professor of Microbiology, BUSM “Zika Virus Biology: Genetic and Phenotypic Differences Between Old World and New World Zika Virus Strains” What... More