Archive for the ‘In the News’ Category

New population health program progresses

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

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

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

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

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

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

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Decades of research on bat echolocation bolsters a long-debated hypothesis on the neuroscience of vision.
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End ban on gay blood donors

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

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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BRCA test results alter patients’ surgery plans

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

A new study reports that 7 in 10 women with breast cancer will alter their surgical treatment plans upon testing positive for BRCA gene mutations.
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Researchers identify key protein in pulmonary fibrosis

Friday, June 13th, 2014

A study co-authored by Jack A. Elias, dean of medicine and biological sciences, uncovers the role an ancient protein plays in the progression of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

David Berson honored by Brown and national group

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

David Berson, the Sidney A. Fox and Dorothea Doctors Fox Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, has been honored with a University Presidential Faculty Award and the Friedenwald Award of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.
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Aronson fund honors founding medical school dean

Saturday, May 24th, 2014

The Dean Stanley M. Aronson Fund for Research and Innovation will provide discretionary support for the dean of medicine and biological sciences.
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Shift chemo to further rectal cancer care?

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Study findings suggest that administering chemotherapy before radiation and surgery could help rectal cancer patients tolerate a full treatment regimen.
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