Medical Student Summer Research Program 2024

The Medical Student Summer Research Program (MSSRP) wrapped up for the summer of 2024. Thanks to all the mentors and research groups that participated in training the 18 students from the LEADS research track and 29 MSSRP students. The program included short talks by the researchers and we look forward to learning about your progress […]

Kayra Cengiz Honored by Massachusetts Medical Society

Kayra Cengiz, a rising second-year medical student, won third place for her poster search, “Visual Proficiency in Medicine: A Rubric-Based Educational Video for Physician-Patient Communication,” at the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) 15th research poster symposium held in conjunction with its signature education event, Future Health: Best Practices for Advancing Care held on March 22 at […]

Maya Chan Selected to Present at National Society of GIM Annual Meeting

Maya Chan (Class of 2026) participated in Boston University’s Medical Student Summer Research Program (MSSRP), where she met her mentors, Dr. Sushrut Waikar and Dr. Sophie Claudel, from the Department of Nephrology and at Boston Medical Center and the Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. Her project focused on studying Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown […]

Medical Student Research Symposium

The annual Medical Student Research Symposium, sponsored by the Medical Student Research Program, was held on Monday, Jan. 29, in Hiebert Lounge. On display were posters representing the research undertaken by 75 medical students, 48 of whom participated in the Medical Student Summer Research Program (MSSRP) during the summer 2023, as well as students engaged […]

2024 Medical Student Research Symposium

The 2024 Medical Student Research Symposium is on January 29, 2024 from 12-2:45 pm, Hiebert Lounge. For more information including how to submit an abstract for the symposium or nominate a mentor for an award please visit the Research Symposium webpage.

New Publications – Depression and Anxiety Among English and Spanish-Speaking Patients with Breast Cancer Receiving Radiation Therapy

Congratulations to medical students Corina Beiner and Jenny Zhao on the acceptance of manuscript “Depression and Anxiety Among English and Spanish-Speaking Patients with Breast Cancer Receiving Radiation Therapy” into the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics, and thanks to Dr. Ariel Hirsch for her mentorship of the students. This research that Corina was […]

My research – Interventional treatment of cerebrovascular disease

Piers Klein is working under the mentorship of Dr. Thanh Nguyen and Dr. Mohamad Abdalkader in the departments of Neurology and Radiology at Boston Medical Center and the Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. His research focuses on the epidemiology, diagnosis, medical and interventional treatment of cerebrovascular disease. Stroke is a devastating and common form […]

Robert A. Winn Clinical Investigator Pathway Program

The Robert A. Winn Clinical Investigator Pathway Program (Winn CIPP) for medical students is one of the program initiatives of the Robert A. Winn Diversity in Clinical Trials Award Program, a $114 million initiative funded by the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation, Gilead Sciences, and Amgen. This national program is designed to increase diversity in clinical […]

Do You Need Biostatistics Help?

Do you have a question related to biostatistics or data analysis? The Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Research Design Program (of CTSI) and the Data Science Core (DSC) have established biostats consulting sessions for medical students. Please discuss with your research mentor before sharing project information, and after the initial consultation, your mentor can discuss establishing additional analysis and project support. […]