Tag: medical research

Utilizing MRI to Measure Blood Flow Over Atherosclerotic Plaques May Aid in Detection of Dangerous Plaques

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 5, 2013 Contact: Jenny Eriksen, 617-638-6841, jenny.eriksen@bmc.org (Boston) – Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have shown that using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to measure blood flow over atherosclerotic plaques could help identify plaques at risk for thrombosis. The findings, which appear in the March issue of Circulation Cardiovascular […]

BUSM Researchers Identify Chemical Compounds that Halt Virus Replication

EMBARGOED BY Chemistry & Biology through 12 p.m. ET, Thursday, March 21, 2013 Contact: Jenny Eriksen Leary, 617-638-6841, jenny.eriksen@bmc.org Could lead to the development of broad spectrum antivirals for deadly viruses (Boston) – Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have identified a new chemical class of compounds that have the potential to block […]