MD PhD Students Shine at Medical Student Research Symposium!

MD PhD students presented this past Monday at the Medical Student Research Symposium. Rose Zhao was selected as an oral presenter for her research on “Characterization of Whole-genome Double Sequencing Events Across Tissues in vivo.” Martin Ma and Kristen Segars both won awards for their poster presentations. A huge congratulations to our students!

Alumni Spotlight Interview: Milissa Kaufman MD PhD

Dr. Milissa Kaufman is a graduate of the combined MD/PhD program at Boston University. Dr. Kaufman is the medical director at the Hill Center, a clinical program specializing in the treatment of trauma-related disorders. SCB: Describe your journey to BUSM? MK: Honestly, I thought entering BUSM from Arizona State as an undergraduate was an unachievable […]

Nobel Prize for Medicine Goes to BU MD PhD Alum!

We congratulate Drew Weisman MD/PhD (class of 1987) in receiving the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine! The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Drew Weissman and Katalin Karikó for their breakthrough discoveries in mRNA technology that led to COVID vaccines. Photo by Peggy Peterson/Courtesy of Penn Medicine.

Congratulations to Shen Ning on her AOA Induction!

Shen Ning has been elected to have membership to the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA). Induction into AOA is awarded to medical students who exemplify scholarship, character and have contributed significantly to the medical sciences and practice.¬† On behalf of Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine’s MD/PhD program, we would like […]