Katya Ravid selected as the Barbara E. Corkey Professor of Medicine

Colleagues, I am delighted to announce that Katya Ravid, D.Sc., 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 […]

New Initiative towards a new ARC, Eliminating Health Disparities: Society & Biomedicine

  According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, health disparities adversely affect groups of people who have systematically experienced social or economic obstacles to health based on their race, ethnicity, socioeconomic-status, or other characteristics historically linked to discrimination or exclusion. Understanding and eliminating health disparities demands research on the causes of these […]

DOM Evans Research Days, Nov 5-6, 2020

Evans Center Awardees: Evans Center IBR Outstanding Research Collaborators, Junior Faculty Jessica Fetterman, PhD – Vascular Biology Vijaya Kolachalama, PhD, FAHA – Computational Biomedicine   Noon Presentation: Shining Light on the ARCs “BU COVID-19 pre-clinical ARC research”

New Data Science Initiative: Tapping into the Pipeline of Data Science

Under the direction of Azer Bestavros, Ph.D., newly appointed Associate Provost of Computing and Data Science and in strong collaboration with Eric Kolacyzk, Ph.D., newly appointed director of Hariri Institute for Computing and Founding Director, MS in Statistical Practice (MSSP) Program, there is now strong proactive assessment and development of BU’s data science approach that […]

BU Today Spotlights ARC Director Dr. Alice Cronin-Golomb

In the series, Office Artifacts, Dr. Cronin-Golomb reflects on her over 27 year career at BU through the interesting items that she has collected and displayed in her office. One such item is this “brain [that] was crafted by a student from rubber bands for an extra credit project.” Read More in BU Today

Dr. Lindsay Farrer Receives New 2020 ARC Leadership Award

NEW AWARD 2020 Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research ARC Leadership Award Dr. Lindsay Farrer (Professor), inaugural recipient Precision Medicine for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders (Precision Medicine ARC) Protein Trafficking and Neurodegenerative Disease (Protein Trafficking ARC) since 2009 The ECIBR ARC Leadership Award recognizes commitment and excellence in initiating and leading a successful ARC […]

2018 Evans Center Collaborator Award

Dr. Irving Bigio (Professor) Fibrosis: Connecting Tissues and Investigators (FCTI ARC) Dr. Bob Varelas (Associate Professor) Fibrosis: Connecting Tissues and Investigators (FCTI ARC) Dr. Kathleen G. Morgan (Professor) Molecular, Biomechanical and Genetic Mechanisms of Arterial Stiffness ARC