BUSM This Week                                                           May 29, 2016
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Soto Appointed Chief/Chair of Radiology

Jorge Soto, MD, Professor of Radiology, has been appointed Chief of Radiology at Boston Medical Center and Chair of the Department of Radiology at BUSM effective immediately.  

How Prions Kill Neurons: New Culture System Shows Early Toxicity to Dendritic Spines

Study published in PLOS Pathogens by David Harris, MD, PhD, professor and chair of Biochemistry.

Findings published in American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology by lead author Yael Nillni, PhD, assistant professor of Psychiatry.

Breast and Ovarian Cancer May Have Similar Origins

Study by Sibaji Sarkar, PhD, in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, describes a new concept of how these two cancers may evolve and lead to more effective therapies.

11th Annual McCahan Day Inspires, Innovates BUMC Educators

On Thursday, May 25, more than 100 faculty, staff, residents and students attended John McCahan Medical Education Day.

Cine-forum: Enemy of the Reich

Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, the event included a lively discussion with the executive producer of the film.

Students at BUSM and the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine organized a "Service of Gratitude" to honor their anatomy donors, the teachers who gave them the invaluable rite of passage as health-care providers. Watch the video.

In the Media inthemedia
HealthDay News

Common Abnormal Heart Rhythm Linked to Cancer Risk
Emelia Benjamin, MD, ScM
The Scientist

Amyloid Thwarts Microbial Invaders
Kevan Hartshorn, MD 

Congressional Report Says NFL Waged Improper Campaign to Influence Government Study
Robert Stern, PhD
In Concussion Studies, NFL Protects Product, Not Players
Robert Stern, PhD
Announcements announcements
May 30: Memorial Day Parking and Transportation Services
Learn more about shuttle service, available parking facilities and MBTA commuter schedules.

CREST Program: Now Accepting Applications

The Clinical Research Training (CREST) Program is now accepting applications through Oct. 14, 2016. Apply here and learn more about this interactive, mentored training program.

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Faculty Development & Diversity Series: See the Quality Improvement Project Around You

Monday, June 6, Noon-1 p.m.; Evans Building, Room 118
Lunch will be served, CME offered.
For more information, contact arrusso@bu.edu.

Register for Mentoring the Mentor: Training for Clinical and Translational Researchers

Registration is now open for this interactive training program that uses case studies developed and vetted with other CTSI groups around the country.

Space is limited. Application deadline is Friday, Sept. 9. Learn more and register today.

June 17 Deadline: Komen Training Grant Application

This is a BU Mentoring and Training in Cancer Health Disparities (MATCH) Program
Please submit your completed application via email to Sara.Gille@bmc.org or contact Sara at 617-638-8034 with questions. Learn more.

Events Events
Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week. 

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