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. […]

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. Vaccinations Required for all Fall 2021 Students  COVID-19 Submit a question to GMS Healthway healthwayhelp@bu.edu 617-353-4357 Back 2 BU Information Back 2 BU Resources New Campus Life Guide for Graduate Students […]

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 […]

3/18/2020 Email From GMS Associate Provost

To:  GMS PhD Students From:  Debbie Stearns-Kurosawa, PhD, ad interim Associate Provost and GMS Associate Dean Date:  March 18, 2020 RE: PhD Student Stipends   Dear PhD Students, As you are well aware, we are working hard to face the challenges of COVID-19.  We also know that it is bringing stress and anxiety to our daily lives. As the […]

3/15/2020 Email From GMS Associate Provost

UPDATE:  ANYONE RETURNING FROM TRAVEL ABROAD MUST SELF-QUARANTINE.  Dear Students. Faculty, and Staff, Spring break, with many GMS students, faculty and staff traveling domestically and abroad, ended on Friday.  Most of Europe is now at Level 3. Please see the CDC travel risk assessment levels.   If you have returned from a level 3 or higher country, you must self-quarantine for 14 days.  Stay […]

3/11/2020 Email From GMS Associate Provost

Dear GMS Faculty, Staff, and Students, Today’s letters from President Brown is the university’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and how we will make adjustments in the interests of all our BU community members.  The change to remote teaching will begin next Monday (March 16th) and I applaud all of you who planned ahead for […]