WCVI News & Announcements
Alice K. Jacobs, MD, Honored by AHA Alice K. Jacobs, MD, FACC, FAHA, MSCAI, professor of medicine, was awarded the James B. Herrick Award for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Cardiology by the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Council on Clinical Cardiology. This award honors a physician whose scientific achievements have contributed profoundly... More
The Dean’s Office is pleased to announce that Nancy Clinton has been named Distinguished Staff of the Month for November. Nancy is the administrative director of the Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute and of the Vascular Biology Section of the Department of Medicine. She joined the BUSM community in 1994. Her nominators said, “Nancy... More
Congratulations to Dr. Vijaya Kolochalama on winning the Evans Junior Faculty Research Merit Award!
Congratulations to Dr. Robert Eberhardt for receiving the Evans Clinician Designation for the 2021 Annual Department of Medicine Evans Days.
Congratulations Dr. Kolachalama Grant Number 1RO1HL159620 Project Title: Mechanisms of drug- coated balloon therapy Project Period: 9/1/2021 – 8/31/2025
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Ravid on her new grant! Grant Number RO1HL158670 Project Title Megakaryocyte Mechanosensing Toward Platelet Biogenesis Project Period September 1, 2021 - 7/31/2025
Congratulations to Vasan Ramachandran, MD, FACC, the Jay and Louise Coffman Professor in Vascular Medicine, who has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the Louis and Artur Lucian Award! This honor is bestowed annually to one researcher from around the world who has made outstanding contributions to the field of... More
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Katya Ravid on her latest grant from the American Heart Association. To read the full news release please visit the AHA's website. Cancer-Associated Thromboembolism as Affected by Health Disparities (CAT-HD) at Boston University School of Medicine Center – led by Katya Ravid, D.Sc., a... More
Congratulations to Drs. Vipul Chitalia and Vijaya Kolachalama on their recent Pilot Grant Awards. Vipul C. Chitalia, MD, PhD Modeling the Anemia Elicited by Chronic Kidney Disease in Zebrafish The goal of this research is to uncover how the interplay between microRNAs and uremic solutes orchestrate the responsiveness to erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESA) in... More
Katya Ravid, DSc, Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry, has been selected as the inaugural incumbent of the Barbara E. Corkey Professor of Medicine. Dr. Ravid is nationally and internationally recognized for seminal discoveries in the field of megakaryocyte and platelet biology. Early in her career, she discovered a unique transcriptional signature... More