Slone Awarded Grant to Better Understand Breast Cancer Among African-American Women

July 6th, 2016 in Featured, Research.

Why do African-American women die at a higher rate and experience more aggressive breast tumors than white women? Researchers from Boston University’s Slone Epidemiology Center (SEC) have received funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to explore this question. The new grant is based on the premise that having a better understanding of the biology... More

July 4 Transportation Services

June 30th, 2016 in Announcements, Featured.

SHUTTLES No shuttle services, including the HealthNet patient shuttle. The BUS (Boston University Shuttle) will NOT operate. Please visit for additional information. PARKING All parking facilities will be open. MBTA All subway lines will operate on a Sunday schedule. Buses will operate on a Sunday schedule except for the CT1 & CT3, which will not be operating. Commuter rail will operate on... More

July 18 Join BUMC Band on Talbot Green

June 27th, 2016 in Featured.

Emelia Benjamin Receives AHA’s Highest Honor

June 24th, 2016 in Featured.

The American Heart Association presented its 2016 Gold Heart Award to Professor of Medicine and Assistant Provost for Faculty Development Emelia J. Benjamin, MD, ScM, FAHA. The Gold Heart Award is the highest honor the association gives in recognition of continued, distinguished service. The award was presented at the association's 2016 Gold Heart Banquet in... More

New Cross-Campus Initiative: Biomedical Bridge BUilders

June 22nd, 2016 in Featured, Research.

Biomedical Engineering and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute have established a new collaborative program, the Biomedical Bridge BUilders Initiative. It is designed to accelerate the commercialization of clinician-inspired medical device innovations by partnering with graduate engineering biodesign and product development teams. Clinical care providers on the Medical Campus are invited to email short (one page... More

Moment of Silence, Reflection for Orlando Victims

June 17th, 2016 in Featured.

On Friday, June 17, Medical Campus students, faculty and staff joined together in a moment of silence and reflection in remembrance of the lives lost and irrevocably changed during the tragedy that occurred in Orlando, Florida. In honor of those no longer with us and to express what cannot be said with words, pianist Moises... More

Register for Mentoring the Mentor: Training for Clinical and Translational Researchers

June 16th, 2016 in Featured, Research.

The Boston University Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CSTI) is accepting registration for “Mentoring the Mentor: Training for Clinical and Translational Researchers.” This is a sophisticated interactive training program that uses case studies developed and vetted with other CTSI groups around the country. All Medical Campus mentoring research faculty are encouraged to advantage of this rare... More

GSDM Gives Back at 2016 Special Olympics

June 16th, 2016 in Featured.

On Saturday, June 4, students, faculty, and staff from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) participated in the Healthy Athletes® Special Smiles® initiative at the Special Olympics Massachusetts Summer Games at Harvard University’s Murr Center. More than 1,800 athletes from the Greater Boston area converged on Harvard University’s Athletic Complex to participate in... More

STaRS Scholars Join 19 BUMC Research Labs

June 16th, 2016 in Featured, Research.

The Summer Training as Research Scholars (STaRS) program welcomed 19 high achieving undergraduates to an immersive 10 week summer research experience in laboratories across the Medical Campus. Students are typically rising juniors or seniors. The BUSM STaRS program, funded by the NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, has trained 48 scholars since 2013, receiving more... More

BU-CTSI Offering Free Research Consults

June 8th, 2016 in Announcements, Featured, Research.

The Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute (BU-CTSI) offers consultations through the Clinical Research Informatics and Technology Consultation (CRITC) Service for BU/BMC researchers. The CRITIC consultations help researchers identify, develop and implement the effective and efficient use of information technology and informatics in their clinical studies. Free 1-hour One-on-One Consultations Are Available Contact Christopher Shanahan, MD, MPH, More