This Is Your Opportunity

When you go to buy a big-ticket item, say a car or a condo, one of the first questions you probably ask is: what value will I get from my investment?  You look at comparable cars or local real estate offerings to compare sizes, accessory packages, neighborhoods, taxes and so forth.  You look to see […]

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. […]

9/16/2020 Email From GMS Associate Provost (to Students)

To:  GMS Students From:  Deborah Stearns-Kurosawa, PhD, GMS Associate Provost and Associate Dean ad interim Date:  September 16, 2020 RE: Testing and Symptom Monitoring Compliance Dear GMS Students, We have entered the fall 2020 semester with the LfA hybrid education model and layers of requirements designed to keep us as safe as possible. The testing […]

Symptomatic Student Testing Available for BUMC Students

Plan for Symptomatic Student Testing for All BUMC Students (MD, GMS, Dental, SPH) Effective immediately, Boston Medical Center is providing on-campus testing thru its Influenza-Like Illness (ILI) Clinic for BU Medical Campus students who have symptoms and are advised by BU Healthway, BU’s SHS portal to its COVID-19 community health services, to get COVID testing. […]

GMS Associate Dean Welcomes Students Back to Campus

A Note from GMS Associate Dean Dr. Stearns-Kurosawa: It is now August with the waning days of an exceptionally odd summer upon us. I was fortunate to spend a few days off in northern Maine at the coast with my family in an area I’ve visited several times where I’m usually a little frustrated about […]

Student Updates & Wellness Resources

Wellness & Your Health GMS – Your Health is Important Graduate Student Support Group Behavioral Health Services  Wellbeing Project Resources SHS Tips for Managing Anxiety How to keep moving wherever you are – Fitness & Recreation Center (FitRec) GMS Wellness Webpage SHS Virtual Workshops Mindfulness Meditation:  See Wellness Calendar Insecurities  Having Food Insecurity Issues?  Place an online […]

Coronavirus Information

Boston University is monitoring the outbreak of the respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 . Visit this page for ongoing update information. GMS COVID-19 Memos and Announcements GMS Welcome Back Town Hall 9/10/2020 COVID-19 Submit a question to GMS   Healthway healthwayhelp@bu.edu 617-353-4357 Back 2 BU Information Back 2 BU Resources New Campus […]

3/23/2020 Email From GMS Associate Provost (to Faculty)

To:  GMS Faculty From:  Deborah Stearns-Kurosawa, PhD, GMS Associate Provost and Associate Dean ad interim Date:  March 23, 2020 RE: Urgent Request for COVID-19 Testing Reagents/Supplies   Scientists and students in the CReM, BU/BMC Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Department and Boston Medical Center (BMC) have worked collaboratively to get testing for COVID-19 online at the hospital.  […]

3/23/2020 Email From GMS Associate Provost (to PhDs)

  To:  GMS PhD Students From:  Deborah Stearns-Kurosawa, PhD,  GMS Associate Provost and Associate Dean ad interim Date:  March 23, 2020 RE:  Request for Volunteers Scientists and students in the CReM, BU/BMC Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Department and Boston Medical Center (BMC) have worked collaboratively to get testing for Covid-19 online at the hospital.  The […]