A Word from the Director/Members of the Steering Committee

Deararc-logo-blue-198x100 All,

Boston University has a wealth of talent and knowledge in different fields, and Boston University School of Medicine and the Medical Campus have had a long tradition of encouraging collaborative research. Therefore, I am delighted to take part in continuing and enhancing this mission by leading the Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research (Evans Center), launched in the spring of 2009.

The goal of the Evans Center is to promote basic research discovery pertinent to disease states by formalizing an interdisciplinary approach, and providing researchers, who are based at different departments, an additional organizational structure, support and motivation to collaborate in newly envisioned and ongoing fields. Although based in the Department of Medicine, the center aims at enhancing interdisciplinary research and training across the Department of Medicine, and among all departments and schools on the Medical and Charles River Campuses. Basic science discovery promoted by the center will also be available to the Clinical and Translational Science Institute or other centers for collaborative development of translational applications.

I invite you to join us in this exciting mission and opportunity.image

Sincerely yours,

Katya Ravid
Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry



Members of the Steering Committee:

Rotating Members

Lindsay Farrer (DOM, SPH)
Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Genetics; Professor, Medicine, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Genetics & Genomics, Epidemiology, Biostatistics; Chief, Biomedical Genetics

Victoria Bolotina (DOM)
Research Professor, Physiology & Biophysics

Kathleen Morgan (CRC)
Director, Sargent College Cytoskeleton & Signaling Lab; Dean Ad Interim (previously held, 2013-2014) BU College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

Mark Grinstaff (CRC)
Distinguished Professor of Translational Research, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, Medicine; Director, Nanotechnology Innovation Center at Boston University; Director, NIH T32 Program in Biomaterials

Karl Karlson (DOM)
Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery; Assistant Professor, Medicine

Konstantin Kandror (Basic Science)
Professor, Biochemistry, Endocrinology, Diabeters & Nutrition

David Sherr (DOM, School of Public Health)
Professor, Environmental Health, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine; Director, Superfund Research Program; Director, Immunology Training Program

Catherine Costello (Basic Science)
Distinguished Professor, Biochemistry, Physiology & Biophysics; Director, Center for Biomedical Mass Spectrometry

Constant Members

David Coleman (Representing DOM)
John Wade Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Physician-in-Chief, Boston Medical Center

David Center (Representing CTSI)
Endowed Chair Professor, Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep and Critical Care Medicine; Section Chief, Medicine; Associate Provost of Translational Research and Director, CTSI

Barbara Corkey (Representing DOM)
Professor Emeritus, Molecular Medicine/Obesity & Biochemistry; Section Chief, Research Implementation; Past Director, Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center

David Salant (Representing DOM & BMC)
Section Chief, Nephrology; DOM Vice Chair for Research; Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine; Active Staff Privileges, Boston Medical Center, Medicine and Nephrology

Guest Members

Maria Kukuruzina (Representing BU Dental School)
Associate Dean for Research; Research Assistant Professor, Biochemistry; Program Director, Pre-Doctoral Research Program, Goldman School of Dental Medicine

Neil Ruderman (DOM)
Retired, Professor, Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Nutrition, Physiology & Biophysics

June 18, 2019
Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine