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FHS News: Dr. Joanne Murabito, MD, ScM Lecture on the Challenges and Opportunities of Aging

Joanne Murabito, MD, ScM Hybrid Lecture on “Challenges and opportunities to study aging at the Framingham Heart Study” Tuesday, April 2 1-1:45 p.m. (presentation) 1:45-2 p.m. (Q&A) Instructional Building, L112 or via Zoom Register for lecture here Dr. Murabito is professor of medicine at BU Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine and a primary care physician in... More

FHS News: Dr. Chunyu Liu, PhD, promoted to Professor of Biostatistics

      Dr. Liu has participated in numerous projects evaluating risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD), including deciphering genes related to blood pressure/hypertension, heart disease and identification of epigenetic factors for blood pressure, lipids, and body mass index. Trained as a statistical geneticist, Dr. Liu has published more than 130 papers and... More

FHS News: Dr. Hugo Aparicio, MD, MPH, Neurology promoted to Associate Professor

      Dr. Hugo J. Aparicio MD, MPH, Neurology, is a stroke specialist who works across a broad range of fields.  He is an investigator with four (4) studies/groups, including the Framingham Heart Study Neurology Research Group, VA Boston Healthcare Cardiovascular Epidemiology program, BU Black Women's Health Study, and the BU Alzheimer's... More

FHS News: Dr. Rhoda Au – Melvin R. Goodes Recipient for Excellence in Alzheimer’s Drug Development

The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) presented Rhoda Au, PhD, MBA, professor of anatomy & neurobiology, with the 2023 Melvin R. Goodes Prize for Excellence in Alzheimer’s Drug Development for her pioneering work with digital biomarkers. The annual award honors prominent scientists who are recognized for their work transforming the Alzheimer’s clinical trial... More

FHS News: Dr. Emelia Benjamin, MD, ScM, Receives Honorary Fellow

c/o FHS News: Dr. Emelia J. Benjamin, MD, ScM, Receives Honorary Fellow of the American Society for Preventive Cardiology Award. Dr. Emelia J. Benjamin, MD, ScM, professor of medicine in the section of cardiovascular medicine and professor of epidemiology at Boston University School of Public Health, receives Honorary Fellow of the... More

FHS News: Dr. Mulubrhan Mogos, recipient of the FHS Visiting Scientist Award, arrives at FHS

On May 23rd and May 24th, Framingham Heart Study (FHS) had the privilege of hosting Dr. Mulubrhan Mogos, recipient of the FHS Visiting Scientist Award. Dr Mogos, a well published author of several research articles, states that his “career research goal is to investigate the health effects of behavioral, biological... More

FHS News: Dr. Emelia J. Benjamin, MD, ScM, Honored for Improving Lives of Women Living with, at Risk for, Heart Disease

c/o FHS News: Dr. Emelia J. Benjamin, MD, ScM, FACC, FAHA, is the recipient of the 2023 Wenger Award for Excellence in Medical Research. Dr. Emelia J. Benjamin, MD, ScM, FACC, FAHA, professor of medicine in the section of cardiovascular medicine and professor of epidemiology at Boston University School of... More