Archive for the ‘Alpert Medical School’ Category

Brown researchers deep dive into big health data

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Brown researchers are creating tools that could mine huge data sets and health records for clues about disease incidence, risk factors, and population trends.
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Research demonstrates how cortex assigns credit for causality

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

A new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience describes the role neurons in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex play in the crucial task of determining what has caused a desired outcome.
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Study casts doubt about link between eczema, cardiovascular disease

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Despite mixed evidence recently about an association between atopic dermatitis and cardiovascular disease, a new study that analyzed more than 250,000 medical records suggests there is no link.
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Primary care residency program faces uncertain future

Friday, May 26th, 2017

A new JAMA essay co-written by medical student Shayla Durfey calls for congressional action to save the Teaching Health Centers program, which funds outpatient primary care residencies serving rural and indigent communities.
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Mindfulness practice more effective for woman than men?

Friday, May 26th, 2017

A study led by Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Willoughby Britton found that mindfulness meditation significantly helped women address negative moods — but did not help men.

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Medical School partners with practices to create Brown Physicians Inc.

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Warren Alpert Medical School and six medical practices signed a formal agreement to form the non-profit Brown Physicians Inc., a move that will integrate patient care, research, and teaching in southern New England.
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Elias appointed senior vice president for health affairs

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Jack A. Elias, MD, dean of biology and medicine, will serve as Brown’s first senior vice president for health affairs.
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Mindfulness practice more effective for woman than men?

Friday, April 21st, 2017

A study led by Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Willoughby Britton found that mindfulness meditation significantly helped women address negative moods — but did not help men.
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Essay examines perils and pitfalls of new fertility procedure

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

In a new paper published in Science Translational Medicine, experts at Brown, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Law discuss the implications of in vitro gametogenesis (IVG).

Study furthers theory of aging

Wednesday, 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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