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February 28, 2016
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Erika Wolf, PhD, a clinical psychologist in the National Center for PTSD/VA Boston Healthcare System and an assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at BUSM, is a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

Justin Slade, BUSM '19, recently was awarded the "Permanente Journal Service Quality Award" at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement National Forum. The award is to acknowledge excellence in quality improvement projects.   

For the first time, a team of researchers led by Tarik Haydar, PhD, associate professor of anatomy and neurobiology, have identified the lifelong changes in gene expression in the brains of people born with Down Syndrome. 

Hui Feng, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pharmacology and medicine and her colleagues, have shown that T-cell leukemia cells use a particular cycle, called TCA or Kreb cycle, to support their growth and survival. 

In the Media


Cancer-Causing HPV Plummeted in Teens Since Vaccine, Study Finds
Rebecca Perkins, MD, MSc, obstetrics & gynecology

Quiz: How Long Will I Live?
Thomas Perls, MD, MPH, FACP, medicine, geriatrics

BU Today

BU Researchers Welcome Obama's Final Budget Proposals
Avrum Spira, MD, medicine

The Humanism in Medicine award is given to a clinical faculty member annually. Nominations are due Tuesday, March 1. 

Learn more  and nominate a faculty member.   

Register now for this two-day conference, held at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, Mass. CME and CNE credit available. Learn more. 
Faculty Action Items
Task Force on Faculty Diversity & Inclusion Town Hall Meeting

Monday, February 29, 3 p.m., Keefer Auditorium. Learn more.

Click here for more information on Faculty Research Day and the submission form. 
Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week. 

Monday, March 7, Noon- 1 p.m., Evans Building, Wilkins Board Room, Room 108
Junior faculty are encouraged to attend. RSVP to Robin MacDonald, remac@bu.edu 
BUSM Administrative Staff Town Hall
Tuesday, March 8, 1-2 p.m., Keefer Auditorium. Learn more.
Save the Date

Tuesday, March 22, 3-5 p.m., Hiebert Lounge. Learn more.

Celebrating the Career of Carlos Kase, MD

All members of the medical campus are invited to pay tribute to Dr. Carlos Kase, who will be stepping down after 11 years as chief and chair of neurology.

Wednesday, March 30; Bakst Auditorium
Interactive learning with Dr. Colin Montpetit

Wednesday, May 25; Hiebert Lounge 

Submit abstracts by April 8

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