June 19, 2016
In the Media
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Farrer to Lead BUSM Efforts in Multi-Site AD Genomic Center
Lindsay Farrer, PhD, BU Distinguished Professor of Genetics & Chief, Biomedical Genetics, will lead the NIH-funded center at BUSM.
Grundfast Appointed First Strong-Vaughan Professor of Otolaryngology
Kenneth Grundfast, MD, Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, will be installed as the first Strong-Vaughan Professor of Otolaryngology.
Guermazi Honored at Tunisian Embassy
Professor of Radiology Ali Guermazi, MD, PhD, is the recipient of the Ibn Khaldun Award that recognizes service to the Tunisian-American community.
A year of intensive study and internships launch Class of 2016 in a new career field.
Solidarity Through Pride
BUMC students, faculty and staff marched together in the annual Boston Pride Parade on Saturday, June 11.
STaRS Scholars Join 19 BUMC Research Labs
The Summer Training as Research Scholars (STaRS) Program welcomed 19 high achieving undergraduates to an immersive, 10-week summer research experience in laboratories across the Medical Campus.
Moment of Silence, Reflection for Orlando Victims
Medical Campus students, faculty and staff joined together in a moment of silence and reflection in remembrance of the lives lost and irrevocably changed during the tragedy that occurred in Orlando, Florida.
In the Media
Endovascular Treatment for Common Femoral, Deep Femoral Arteries Safe, But Stenting Associated with Poor Outcomes
Jeffrey Siracuse, MD
New Boston Post
Study: Breast, Ovarian Cancer May Be Linked in Origin
Sibaji Sarkar, PhD
BUMC Network Upgrade
The BUMC Network Services Group will be performing an upgrade starting at midnight and ending at 8 a.m. on Sunday, June 26. The Y Drive will be inaccessible until the upgrade is complete.
New Process for Instructional Service Needs
about new procedures for room scheduling, AV equipment and instructional service needs.
BU-CTSI Offering Free Research Consults
Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute
is offering consultations through the Clinical Research Informatics and Technology Consultation (CRITC) Service for BU/BMC researchers.
Promoting Your Manuscript Galleys and Funding Announcements
to promote your research and increase the visibility of your work.
CIIS Pilot Grant Program Seeks Applicants
The Center for Implementation and Improvement Sciences
seeks pilot projects that will improve the processes and outcomes of health care delivery, particularly in safety net settings.
Application Deadline: July 15 at 11:59 p.m.
Funding Decision: Aug. 15, 2016
Earliest Start: Sept. 1, 2016
about the pilot and how to apply.
Please visit the
for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.
Save the Date
July 21: Reforms in Medical Education
Visiting Professor George Thibault, MD, President of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
Thursday, July 21, 1-2 p.m.; Hiebert Lounge