BUSM  This Week     
September 24, 2017
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The website offers easy-to-follow, impartial information on practically everything anyone needs to know about prostate cancer.

The grant will fund research on early diagnostics, genetic risk factors and interventions. 

Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue, MD, PhD, (BUSM'98), returned to campus to speak about her career path and scientific discoveries. 

In the Mediainthemedia
CTE Center

News outlets nation-wide covered the study that found an association between participation in youth tackle football before age 12 and impaired mood and behavior later in life. Below is a sampling of coverage:

Robert Stern, PhD

The Center released a statement on the findings of Aaron Hernandez that was picked up by news outlets across the country and around the world. Below are two examples of the coverage:

Ann McKee, MD

Karen Antman, MD
Flu Shots for Faculty, Staff and Students

Flu season is approaching quickly. Check out the flu vaccine clinics offered this fall. 

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BUSM General Faculty Meetings

Thursday, Sept. 28 | 2-3 p.m. - View Agenda
Thursday, Nov. 30 | 2-3 p.m.
Keefer Auditorium

Save the Date
How to Get Promoted and
CV Review

Wedneday, Nov. 15
Noon-1:30 p.m.
Instructional Building, L109

Join the Faculty Appointments & Promotions Committee for a discussion on how to get promoted, followed by small group CV review with the Committee members. Please bring your CV to the meeting. Sandwiches and drinks will be available.

A Discussion and Open Forum on Addiction and Recovery

Monday, Sept. 25
Noon-1 p.m.
Evans Building, Keefer Auditorium

Chair of Psychiatry David Henderson, MD, will moderate a panel discussion of professional and personal experiences with addition.  

BUMC investigators, graduate students and faculty members are invited to a grant preparation workshop to learn about the process of submitting individual research grants to the NIH.

BU Employee Wellness offers programs and workshops during the workday that are designed to help you meet your health and wellness-related goals, right here on campus.

Click here to see what fits your needs and schedule! 
Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.
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10/3: Center for Network Systems Biology Grand Opening

Tuesday, Oct. 3
3-5 p.m.
Conte Building, K103

Please join the Departments of Biochemistry (BUSM) and Biology (CAS) for a grand opening reception of the Center for Network Systems Biology, directed by Andrew Emili, PhD.

Remarks begin at 3:30 p.m. 

10/16: A Talk & Conversation with 
David Acosta, MD

Monday, Oct. 16
11 a.m.-noon
Bakst Auditorium

Join David A. Acosta, MD, c hief diversity and inclusion officer of the AAMC, for his talk, "Actualizing Inclusion Excellence: The Next Generation of Work for Academic Medicine." 
"Moving the Needle on Diversity in the Biomedical Workforce"

Monday, Oct. 16
3-5 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

Attend the first Provost Workshop of the academic year to discuss tools and best practices in building a more diverse biomedical workforce.

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