BUSM  This Week     
January 22, 2017
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More than 100 members of the medical campus community joined BU Associate Provost and Dean of Students Kenn Elmore, JD, to reflect and celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Scientists are creating an induced pluripotent stem cell-based research library that opens the door to sickle cell disease research and therapy development. 

Researchers identify genes whose expression accurately predicts patient survival.

Analyses of blood samples could add to the predictive value of traditional CVD risk factors

On Jan. 1, Terence M. Keane, PhD, professor of psychiatry and assistant dean for research, took office as the 2017 president of the American Psychological Foundation (APF).
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Daniel Alford, MD, MPH

Helen Hollingsworth, MD
Robert Stern, PhD

Pre-submission applications are due Feb.15. An internal review is needed because there is a limit of one application from the University for the same type of instrument.

Faculty and students are encouraged to submit nominations for the Stanley L. Robbins Award for Excellence in Teaching. The award is given each year at graduation to an outstanding educator at the School of Medicine who shows distinction in teaching and devotion to students.

Click here more information about the award, including deadlines, guidelines and history.
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"Making Effective Use of BU Profiles for Graceful Self-Promotion" 
Christopher Shanahan, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine
Faculty Lead for BU-Profiles and Research Networking

Wednesday, Jan. 25
Noon-1 p.m.
Instructional Building, L110

For questions contact Robina Bhasin, Director of Faculty Development and Diversity. 

Monday, Jan. 23
2-5 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

Join a robust panel of BUMC faculty and community leaders, experts on the issue of homelessness, in a discussion about current and planned state and city-wide programs.

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Thursday, Jan. 26
9-10 a.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

Visiting Professor Arthur Palmer, PhD, Columbia University, will share insights.

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Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.
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Thursday, Feb. 9
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

The second annual event, hosted the BUSM Alumni Association, will focus on the history of Solomon Carter Fuller, and includes an interactive panel discussion on "Microaggressions: Hidden Messages That Hurt."

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