Archive for the ‘Alpert Medical School’ Category

Algorithim pinpoints networks of genetic mutations across cancers

Monday, December 15th, 2014

A powerful algorithim, called Hotnet2, could help researchers define the complex genetic associations involved in cancer.
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New study measures head blows in girls’ lacrosse

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Just how much does a blow from a lacrosse stick accelerate the head? A new study provides answers.
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Eight ways to improve STEM career prospects for minorities

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Associate Professor of Medical Science Andrew G. Campbell tapped 50 underrepresented minority students for advice on enhancing training in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.
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In memoriam: Dr. David S. Greer, 89, former dean of medicine

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

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

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

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

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

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

Monday, October 20th, 2014

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

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

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

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

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

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

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.