BU research helps address terrorism

By Susan Barker On Feb 14, 2002

...of trauma-related injuries and of a host of such chronic illnesses as diabetes, cancer and Alzheimer’s. Scholarship and sponsored projects in such other disciplines as leadership studies, political science and...… Read more


The heart of the matter

By Merrill Douglas On Jan 16, 2012

...cholesterol, obesity, an unhealthy diet, lack of routine physical activity and high blood sugar due to insulin resistance or diabetes. Risk factors that you can’t control include: Age (the risk...… Read more


Book offers resources for PTSD sufferers

By Gail Glover On Sep 20, 2012

...that they are not alone in their struggle. “PTSD sufferers have a real illness, one that is as real as high blood pressure or diabetes,” Muscari said. “But it can...… Read more


Faculty innovations spotlighted at national convention

By Research Advancement On May 5, 2006

...can help develop or commercialize drugs, therapies and devices for some of the world’s most devastating diseases, including cancer, diabetes and genetic disorders. Thanks to their collaborative efforts, they achieved...… Read more


Taking aim at tumors

By Merrill Douglas On Mar 15, 2011

...A chemical process that activates or deactivates many protein enzymes, causing or preventing the mechanisms of diseases such as cancer and diabetes. Sources: National Institutes of Health, Encyclopedia Britannica...… Read more


Next-generation science: BU protein dynamics initiative flagged as state priority

By Susan Barker On Apr 16, 2002

...diagnostics, early interventions in such diseases processes as diabetes, cancer and Alzheimer’s, and more appropriate treatment protocols for many diseases including cystic fybrosis. The Research Foundation’s decision to back the...… Read more