New grant for alcohol research

November 26th, 2014 by Olufunke

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Karla Kaun will apply a new $300,000 grant to study the neuroscience of alcohol intoxication.
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In memoriam: Dr. David S. Greer, 89, former dean of medicine

November 26th, 2014 by Olufunke

Dr. David S. Greer, former dean of Alpert Medical School, died Tuesday, November 18, 2014.
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Teens are later to bed, but still early to rise

November 26th, 2014 by Olufunke

Study shows that bedtime schedules and circadian rhythms shift later as children age, but early school start times interfere with their natural tendency to sleep later
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Biologist pursues microbes 2,500 meters under the sea

November 19th, 2014 by Olufunke

On Nov. 8, 2014, Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Jeremy Rich descended 2,500 meters to the Pacific Ocean floor to explore the ecosystems of hydrothermal vents. Read More

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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