CFAR symposium on Nov. 6

October 20th, 2014 by Olufunke

Representatives from the nation’s leading AIDS research institutions will convene at Brown on Nov. 6 for a daylong symposium.
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Passing of Marjorie Thompson ’73 PhD’79

September 24th, 2014 by Olufunke

Associate Dean of Biology Marjorie Thompson passed away on September, 15, 2014.
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Dean Elias at 250th Fall Celebration

September 24th, 2014 by Olufunke

On September 27 at 2:00pm, Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences Jack A. Elias, MD, will present “Double-Edged Sword: A protein with the power to heal or hurt” as part of Brown University’s 250th Anniversary Fall Celebration.
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Ebola outbreak: Updates from the field

September 24th, 2014 by Olufunke

Alpert Medical School faculty are providing first-hand accounts of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia.

Reporting from central Liberia for the Huffington Post, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine Adam Levine blogs about his work with the International Medical Corps.

Professor of Medicine Timothy Flanigan arrived in Monrovia, Liberia, on September 1. Dr. Flanigan discusses his experiences on his blog and recently shared his thoughts on the U.S. military response to the epidemic in an interview with Science.

New population health program progresses

September 24th, 2014 by Olufunke

Medical School faculty have traveled to Nashville. Tenn, to discuss the Primary Care and Population Medicine program at a meeting of the American Medical Association’s Accelerating Change in Medical Education initiative.
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Yoga for bipolar disorder

September 17th, 2014 by Olufunke

Survey results document the benefits and risks of yoga practice for people with bipolar disorder.
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Microchip reveals tumor cell migration

August 22nd, 2014 by Olufunke

A microscopic device enables researchers to observe cancer metastasis at the cellular level.
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Bat research boosts brain hypothesis

August 22nd, 2014 by Olufunke

Decades of research on bat echolocation bolsters a long-debated hypothesis on the neuroscience of vision.
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Award to fund Parkinson’s research

August 6th, 2014 by Olufunke

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery Wael Asaad has won a $486,000 award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to study the neuroscience of Parkinson’s Disease.
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End ban on gay blood donors

July 22nd, 2014 by Olufunke

In a newly-published commentary in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Dr. Eli Y. Adashi and colleagues call for an end to the lifetime ban on blood donation from gay men.
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