GMS Spotlight: TOTAL App

The following article is by Maureen McCarthy from BU Digital Learning & Innovation. Find the original post here. Find step-by-step instructions for using the TOTAL app here. Q&A: EXPLORING THE TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES TO AUGMENT LEARNING (TOTAL) INCUBATOR PROJECT Digital learning initiatives are happening across the BU campus. This Q&A series highlights innovative ideas, collaborative thinking, cutting-edge perspectives and those leading the digital teaching and learning charge.   The DL&I Incubator team is pleased to announce the launch of Training Opportunities To... More

GMS Scientists Discover COVID-19 Lung Inflammation Pathway

Scientists, including GMS faculty, at NEIDL and CReM have uncovered how COVID-19 triggers severe lung inflammation. Their research points to the body's NFkB signaling pathway as the driver of this response. In discovering this, they are opening the door to therapeutic research that could reduce inflammation before it becomes deadly. In the words of Dr. Andrew Wilson (one of the co-corresponding authors of the study), "It’s been wonderful to finally be on the offense, rather... More

GMS HPE Alumnus On COVID-19 Frontlines at BMC

Alumni Spotlight: Alex Sheng, MD, MHPE Dr. Sheng is the Associate Residency Program Director in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Boston Medical Center and Assistant Professor at Boston University School of Medicine. He received his Master’s degree in Health Professions Education from Boston University Graduate Medical Sciences in 2019. Q: Why did you decide to become a clinician educator and earn a Master’s degree in Health Professions Education at GMS? A: Physicians are natural teachers. We’re always... More

Behind the Scenes: BU, BMC Scientists and GMS Students Work Together for the Hospital’s COVID-19 Test

Gian Sepulveda, PhD Candidate Five days away from his PhD dissertation defense date, GMS doctoral candidate Richard Giadone spent early mornings in the lab to optimize and adapt CDC and WHO COVID-19 testing protocols for use at Boston Medical Center (BMC). Under the supervision of his PI, Dr. George Murphy at the BU Center for Regenerative Medicine (CReM), and in collaboration with labs from the Broad Institute and the BU/BMC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, the... More

Live Coronavirus Research Gets Underway

GMS faculty Ronald Corley, Chair and Professor of Microbiology, as well as NEIDL director,  work with the Greater Boston Consortium on Pathogen Readiness to fight COVID-19.  The Brink March 19, 2020