Category: School of Medicine

BU Radiologist Receives Ibn Khaldun Award for Service to Tunisian-American Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 10, 2016 CONTACT: Gina DiGravio, 617-638-8480, ginad@bu.edu BU Radiologist Receives Ibn Khaldun Award for Service to Tunisian-American Community  (Boston)—Ali Guermazi, MD, PhD, professor of radiology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and vice chairman of academic affairs in the department of radiology at Boston Medical Center (BMC), is the recipient of the Ibn […]

A Sinister Side to α-Synuclein—Blocking Mitochondrial Protein Import

AlzForum Benjamin Wolozin, School of Medicine Mitochondria in dopaminergic neurons go haywire in Parkinson’s disease, ramping up oxidative stress and eventually killing the cells… Expert quote: “This identifies another key target for α-synuclein that falls in with a set of pathways genetically linked to the disease, and opens up new avenues for investigation.” View full […]

Despite NFL cries, CTE rolls on

Boston Herald Robert Stern, School of Medicine Boston University neuroscientist Dr. Robert Stern said his groundbreaking study on head trauma, which was officially launched yesterday, will not be sullied by the long-brewing controversy over the NFL’s alleged attempts to strip him of his funding… Expert quote: “I’m just so unbelievably excited to get this science […]