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April 17, 2016

News news

Discovery in Roundworms May Help Humans with Spinal Cord Injury, Paralysis

Christopher Gabel, PhD, says the discovery may lead to treatments that enhance nerve cell regeneration in humans.

Symposium Honors David Seldin, MD

The BU CTSI hosted its fifth annual research symposium honoring David C. Seldin, MD, PhD, a founding member of the institute. View the slide show and watch the video. 

BU/VA Thank Veterans on Anniversary of Gulf War

On April 9, Boston University joined with the VA Boston Healthcare System to host an event to thank those who served in the Gulf War.

From furry friends to @sustainability, Talbot Green was the place to be on Thursday, April 14.

In the Media inthemedia

Funding the Zika Fight
Nahid Bhadelia, MD, MA 
New York Daily News

Reduce Your Risk of Cancer by Eliminating Alcohol From Your Diet
Timothy Naimi, MD, MPH
Self Magazine

6 Reasons You Need More Sun, According To Science
Michael F. Holick, PhD, MD
Announcements announcements
April 18 Transportation and Parking Services

Learn more about transportation and parking services for April 18, Patriot's Day/Marathon Monday.

The Office of Academic Affairs seeks nominations for the Voluntary Faculty Award of Excellence. Submit nominations. All faculty, staff, and students may submit nominations. Learn more.

Do you consider yourself to be a Mentor, or are you looking for a Mentor in a particular area?
BU Profiles has a NEW Mentoring Section. Learn more.

Faculty Action Items facultyaction

BUSM faculty are urged to apply now for the 2016-17 Early Career Faculty Development Program. Submit your application by Monday, April 18.  
Faculty Development & Diversity Seminar Series: CV Boot Camp

Tuesday, April 26, Noon-1 p.m.; Wilkins Board Room.

Please email your CV in advance to Robina Bhasin at
rbhasin@bu.edu and bring two printed copies to the workshop.
Events events
Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week. 

BUSM Commencement 2016

Commencement 2016 will be here before you know it! Click here for the schedule of events and other commencement information.

Save the Datesavethedate
BUSM General Faculty Meeting

Wednesday, May 4, 2-3 p.m.; BUSM Instructional Building, L112

Celebrate the Strong-Vaughn Professorship

Come celebrate the establishment of the
M. Stuart Strong and Charles W. Vaughan Professorship in Otolaryngology.

Monday, May 16, 5 p.m., Hiebert Lounge 
RSVP by email to busmdev@bu.edu, or call (617) 638-4570

Inflammation Symposium May 23, Registration Required

Monday, May 23, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Learn more about the symposium schedule.
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Contact program administrator, Francisco Patino.

11th Annual BUMC McCahan Education Day

Guest Speaker: Dr. Colin Montpetit

Wednesday, May 25; Hiebert Lounge


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