Archive for the ‘In the News’ Category

New grant for alcohol research

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

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

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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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.

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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