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Research at Boston Medical Center

At Boston Medical Center, research efforts are imperative in allowing us to provide our patients with quality care. Read more about our ongoing research and clinical trials.

$116 Million
Sponsored Funding in FY2017

581 Projects
by 228 Principal Investigators

157,880 Sq. Ft.
Bench & Clinical Research Space

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Methadone and Buprenorphine Decrease Mortality After Nonfatal Overdose

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Two FDA approved medications to treat opioid use disorder save lives, but only three out of 10 overdose survivors receive them.

Dr. Lisa Fortuna

Stronger Alcohol Policies Help Reduce Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths in U.S.

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A one percent increase in the restrictiveness of policies corresponded to a one percent reduction in the likelihood that a crash was alcohol-related. 

BMC's CALM Cuddler Program

Marketing to Physicians by Opioid Pharma Companies Leads to More Opioid Prescriptions

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 Even a meal or two paid for by a pharmaceutical company can have significant impact on prescribing rates.

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Emergency Departments Can Be an Effective Venue for Hepatitis C Virus Testing

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BMC’s program increased the monthly rate of HCV screening by more than 6,000 percent.

Dr. Lisa Fortuna

BMC to Test Childhood Anxiety Therapy Treatment

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With a $13.5 million PCORI award, BMC is testing two methods of cognitive behavioral therapy.