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of federal funding is from the National Institutes of Health (FY23)


publications in 2022

200 +

companies developing and selling products based on BU discoveries

$ 645.6 M

total research awards in FY23


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Racism, Sexism, and the Crisis of Black Women's Health

For nearly 30 years, Boston University has led the largest and longest-running study of Black women’s health, shining a light on tragic disparities and showing women their lives matter

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Featured Researchers

Meet the brilliant minds behind our groundbreaking research.

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    Steve Ramirez

    Assistant Professor, Psychological & Brain Sciences
  • Xin Zhang Headshot

    Xin Zhang

    Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • Stephanie Curenton Headshot

    Stephanie Curenton

    Associate Professor, Education Leadership & Policy Studies
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    Ibram Kendi

    Professor, History
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    Ksenia Bravaya

    Assistant Professor, Chemistry
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    Joyce Wong

    Professor, Biomedical Engineering
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    Cara Stepp

    Associate Professor, Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences; Director, Sensorimotor Rehabilitation Engineering Lab
  • Mark Grinstaff headshot

    Mark Grinstaff

    Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry
  • Emily Whiting Headshot

    Emily Whiting

    Associate Professor, Computer Science
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    Jerry Chen

    Assistant Professor, Biology
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    Ann McKee

    Professor, Neurology & Pathology

Digging Up the Past on Alaska’s Kodiak Island

BU archaeology student Trevor Lamb found some of Alaska’s oldest ever woven textiles while looking for ancient cooked plants

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