Category: News

Outpatient Neurology Podcast Launched

On March 30th, neurology residents Drs. Lucas Horta and Dave Ho launched their podcast “Neurology Clinical Pearls” with associate residency program director Dr. K. H. Vincent Lau. The podcast features interviews by the residents with neurology subspecialists on important outpatient neurology topics, covered in 15 minutes or less. Targeting neurology trainees, episodes are released every other […]

Research and Scholarly Activity Education Seminar #7

In this session of our Research and Scholarly Activity Series, Dr. Ludy Shih, discusses the similarities and differences of clinical research in academic medicine versus biotech/pharma, key decision-making roles that clinicians in industry have, ways academic investigators can have research collaborations with industry, and reflections on academic medicine workforce development. Link to video here.

Research and Scholarly Activity Education Seminar #6

In this hour, Professor Lan Zhou discusses the structure of an original research manuscript, using the example of testing the diagnostic sensitivity of skin biopsy in the diagnosis of small fiber neuropathy in Chinese Americans. She discusses the need to place the research in its context, to clearly convey the rationale and motivation for the […]

Research and Scholarly Activity Education Seminar #5

Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurology, BU School of Medicine, David Greer, MD, speaks about abstracts, what role they play in your career development, how to decide which conferences to attend and how to get the most out of them. He also touches on seizing the opportunity of networking via conferences, as well […]

Research and Scholarly Activity Education Seminar #4

In this session, Janice Weinberg, ScD, Professor of Biostatistics, BU School of Public Health, Director, MS in Clinical Research Program and Statistical Editor, Journal of the American Heart Association, goes through a live biostatistics consultation with Assistant Professor Courtney Takahashi. Involving a biostatistician early in the study design process is critical, including conveying an understanding […]

Welcome New Residents and Fellows!

A big welcome to all of our new residents and fellows who started their training on July 1! We are honored to have you as part of our department. As each of you begins your new journey, remember – we’re here to support you every step of the way. Interns (PGY1) Ava Bakhtyari, MD Cayla […]

Dr. Mez Promoted to Associate Professor

Jesse B. Mez, MD, MS has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor at Boston University School of Medicine.  Dr. Mez completed his undergraduate studies at Cornell University and earned his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed residency training in Neurology at Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women’s Hospitals. […]

Dr. McKee Receives $10M NIH Grant

Ann McKee, MD, Director of the BU CTE Center, has been awarded a five-year, $10 million U54 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the impact of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and repetitive head impacts (RHI) on Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), Alzheimer’s disease-related dementias (ADRD) and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and resulting clinical syndromes.  Dr. McKee, […]

A Message to Our Patients

The providers and staff of Boston University Neurology Associates would like to provide important information for you. As COVID 19 has required adjustments in daily routines including limitation of travel, your health and wellbeing are our greatest concern. For this reason we will be limiting in person visits unless medically necessary as determined by you […]

Welcome Dr. Ludy Shih!

We are excited to welcome Dr. Ludy Shih to the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center at Boston University Medical Center (BUMC). Dr. Shih has been named the director of the Deep Brain Stimulation Program and will be actively engaged in teaching, patient care and clinical research.  Dr. Ludy Shih is board-certified in Neurology. After […]