Congratulations to Daniel Kirsch on successfully defending his PhD dissertation on the pathological contributions to clinical symptoms of CTE!
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!
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 to extend our warmest congratulations to Shen!
Shen now joins the ranks of the following MD/PhD students:
2022:Aditya Mithal, Kristy Abo, Katelyn Trecartin
2020: Ryan Quinton
2019: Marek Kowalski, Chris Gromisch and Iris Trutzer
2018: Anjali Jacobs
Congratulations to our 2023 MD/PhD graduates Kristy Abo, Katelyn Batterman, Alissa Frame, Xu Ke, Yoonjoo Lee, Will Li, Jane Lock, Aditya Mithal, and Marc Vittoria! We wish you the best in your upcoming endeavors!
The Fall 2022 edition of the Boston University MD/PhD Bench to Bedpost Bulletin is now live! Some highlights from this semester's Alumni edition include:
- Dr. Borkan's interview with Dr. Ian Francis (MD/PhD '20)
- A recap of the 2022 annual MD/PhD Retreat
- Two award-winning MD/PhD students
- And more!
The Bench to Bedpost Bulletin is brought to you by Aria Pearlman Morales, Morgan Corniquel and Katie Hohl, all chairs of the Alumni Committee Branch of the MD/PhD Student Government.
Congratulations to Conor for winning the 2022-2023 Moorman-Simon Fellowship! The fellowship is provided to current MD/PhD and PhD students in Computational Biomedicine who are working in the field of cancer research. Conor has been working in Beane and Spira-Lenburg Labs, using single cell RNA transcriptomics to profile premalignant lesions in the lungs and identify their progression to cancer.
Learn more about the fellowship here.
Congratulations to David Swain for his new paper studying endothelial glycocalyx morphology in primate eyes with induced glaucoma published in Cells this month! The work provides another puzzle piece in our ongoing investigation into the pathophysiology of glaucoma, mainly the effects of decreased outflow on the trabecular outflow pathway. Read more about his work here.
Congratulations to Martin Ma from Darrell Kotton's lab for winning a poster prize at the FASEB Lung meeting! Martin’s poster was about using iPSC derived epithelial cells for airway regeneration.
Here is a picture of Martin at the poster presentation with his PI and fellow MDPhD classmate Carly Merritt!
Congratulations to our 2022 MD/PhD graduates Batbold Boldbaatar, Eric Brownhill, Chinaemere (Chino) Igwebuike, Ryan Quinton, and Yuliang (Leon) Sun! We wish you the best in your upcoming endeavors!
Thank you everyone for coming to our MDPhD graduation and defense celebration! It was great to see everyone together and we wish you the best in your transition to M3/residency!