Study furthers theory of aging

September 14th, 2016

A new study led by Brown scientists advances a theory that links rogue elements of DNA called transposons to the health effects of aging.
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Review examines advertising of psychiatric drugs

September 14th, 2016

A new review takes a rare look at direct-to-consumer advertising of psychiatric medications.
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$9.7M grant will advance aging research

September 6th, 2016

A five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health will further a multi-university effort to advance aging research.
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Study describes rare, new brain disease

September 6th, 2016

A team of Brown scientists have identified the genetic mutations involved in a rare degenerative brain disorder.
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New tool for diagnosing dehydration in children

August 23rd, 2016

A new study validates the four-symptom “DHAKA” score as a quick, accurate, and reliable tool for diagnosing dehydration in children.
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Intervention stems cancer spread in mice

May 20th, 2016

In a new study co-authored by Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences Jack. A. Elias, scientists were able to take control of a protein that plays a fundamental role in the spread of cancer.
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Brown scientist honored by White House

May 6th, 2016

Botanist Erika Edwards has been awarded the nation’s highest honor for young scientists.
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Research eyes safer stem cells

May 6th, 2016

Nurturing stem cells atop a bed of mouse cells – the gold standard for lab research, poses a contamination risk for transplants to human patients. Brown bio-engineers are developing a safer, synthetic layer instead.
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Trial combats perinatal depression and anxiety

May 6th, 2016

A new intervention could help sleep disruption, depression and anxiety in pregnant and post partum women.
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Study links suicide risk to alcohol, cocaine use

April 14th, 2016

A new study of hundreds of emergency department patients in the U.S. found a significant link between suicide attempts and the combined use of cocaine and alcohol.
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