Citrus increases light sensitivity

July 1st, 2015

grapefruitA new study finds that consumption of citrus fruits increases light sensitivity in white men and women.
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Doctor and captain

May 21st, 2015

Kelly McDonald MD'15This weekend, West Point alumna Kelly MacDonald MD’15 will receive her medical degree and her captain’s bars.

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Bellano honored with outstanding thesis award

May 21st, 2015

Nicholas Bellono, a graduate student in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology and Biotechnology, has been honored with a 2015 Joukowsky Family Foundation Outstanding Dissertation Award for his thesis, “Ionic Signaling in Pigmentation.” Bellano will receive his doctoral degree on May 24.
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Nunn opens Nasdaq on National Hepatitis Testing Day

May 21st, 2015

Assistant Professor of Medicine Amy NunnAssistant Professor of Medicine Amy Nunn joined a panel of experts on Wall Street to discuss efforts to expand hepatitis testing.
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Nobel laureates, scholars to deliver lectures on the future of computation

May 7th, 2015

The “Brown University 250th Anniversary Symposium: The Next 250 Years,” May 12-15, 2015, to be held in honor of renowned scientist and computer pioneer John von Neumann, will feature talks on economics, computer science, and brain science.
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Tapeworm drug could treat MRSA

May 6th, 2015

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)A new study shows that a drug used to fight tapeworms effectively treated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
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Findings broaden understanding of COPD

May 6th, 2015

Min-Jong Kang, left, Jack Elias, Chun Geun Lee

New research provides evidence that cigarette smoke suppresses the protein NLRX1, which triggers an aggressive immune response that results in COPD.
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Study identifies collagen-damaging protein in lethal fungal disease

May 6th, 2015

A new study co-authored by zeroes in on a enzyme that may damage bats in white nose syndrome, a fungal disease that has killed 6 million bats in North America.
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Study assesses sustainability of Baja fisheries

May 6th, 2015

A study led by Heather Leslie, the Peggy and Henry D. Sharpe Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, applies a “social-ecological systems” framework to examine the sustainability of fisheries in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur.
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Biron to deliver distinguished lecture at immunology meeting

May 6th, 2015

Logo of the American Association of Immunologists Christine Biron, the Esther Elizabeth Brintzenhoff Professor of Medical Science, will deliver a distinguished lecture at the American Association of Immunologists annual meeting in New Orleans this week.
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