Meet BU’s Newest AAAS Fellows

A pioneer in treating anxiety, one in turning moon dust into oxygen, and one in developing disease diagnostics for low-resource communities recently appointed fellows Each year, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) recognizes scientists who have made major contributions to their fields of expertise. As the chaotic and uncertain year of 2020 […]

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Outbreak Experts: What to Expect Next from Coronavirus

Researchers from BU’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories explain how the virus “jumped” from animals to humans and how lethal it might prove to be Airports in China and around the world are screening travelers for signs of infection with the new coronavirus. Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images. The world has been on high alert since […]

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BU School of Social Work Co-hosted a Congressional Briefing

You’re invited to attend: Integrating Social Determinants of Health into Future Health Care Policy Hosted by Rep. Karen Bass and the Congressional Social Work Caucus Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:00pm – 3:30pm B208 Longworth House Office Building Evidence has shown that health outcomes are greatly affected by housing, transportation, nutrition, education, and other socioeconomic factors. […]

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Your Race May Factor in Which ER an Ambulance Takes You To

BU researchers also find that, regardless of race, 40 percent of patients transported by EMS are not brought to the nearest hospital Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine have discovered large differences between the emergency department and hospital destinations of black and Hispanic patients transported by EMS in comparison with their white counterparts. Photo […]

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