Boston Medical Center (BMC) is a non-profit 639 licensed-bed medical center in Boston, Massachusetts. It was created by the formal merger of Boston City Hospital (BCH) which was the first municipal hospital in the United States and Boston University Medical Center Hospital (BUMCH) in July 1996 which was sponsored at founding by the Methodists and then by Boston University.
Researchers find changes to protein SirT1
Researchers find changes to protein SirT1 can prevent excess metabolic stress associated with obesity, diabetes and aging.
Researchers capture images of open channel that moves proteins across cell membranes
Similar to passengers on an urban transit system, every protein made in the cell has a specific destination and function. Channels in cell membranes help direct these proteins to their appropriate target. Researchers at Boston ...
Researchers make a case for free fatty acids
The current global epidemic of obesity-linked diabetes and its associated consequences -cardiovascular, neurological and renal diseases - is a growing public health problem for which therapeutic options are limited.
Study identifies chemical compounds that halt virus replication
Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have identified a new chemical class of compounds that have the potential to block genetically diverse viruses from replicating. The findings, published ...
Study shows potential of differentiated iPS cells in cell therapy without immune rejection
A new study from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) shows that tissues derived from induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells in an experimental model were not rejected when transplanted back into genetically identical ...