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

BUMC Public Safety Awards Ceremony

June 8th, 2016 in Featured.

Watch the video! The BUMC Department of Public Safety recognized 40 members of the department for their exemplary service Tuesday, June 7. Approximately 175 family and friends of the honorees and BUMC/BMC faculty and staff attended the ceremony. Norwood Chief of Police Bill Brooks delivered the keynote address. Jeffrey W. Hutter, DMD, MEd, Dean and Spencer N. More

CTE Investigators Launch $16 Million Study

June 3rd, 2016 in Featured.

A former football player describes brain disease symptoms and angst Tim Fox, the 62-year-old former New England Patriots safety, was describing to a room full of brain scientists at the Boston University School of Medicine (MED) the ferocious style of play that he’d been trained in from an early age, one that had led to countless... More

Pilot Grant Program Seeks Applicants

June 2nd, 2016 in Announcements, Featured, Research.

The Center for Implementation and Improvement Sciences (CIIS) seeks pilot projects that will improve the processes and outcomes of health care delivery. More

Lynne Stevens Memorial Addresses Human Trafficking and Health Care

June 2nd, 2016 in Featured.

On May 24 the Department of Family Medicine hosted the Seventh Annual Lynne Stevens Memorial Lecture, delivered by Elaine Alpert, MD, MPH, a scholar in family violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking at the University of British Columbia (UBC) who consults internationally on education, policy, public health and prevention. During the lecture Alpert described the scope, More