Archive for the ‘In the News’ Category

Match Day 2014

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

On Friday, March 21, at the stroke of noon, fourth-year medical students found out where they’d spend their residencies.
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Dr. Abrar A. Qureshi named dermatology chair

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Abrar A. Qureshi, MD, MPH, has been appointed chief of the department of dermatology at Rhode Island Hospital, and chair of dermatology at Alpert Medical School.
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Study suggests new ovarian cancer targets

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Scientists investigating the molecular drivers of ovarian cancer have identified an unsual suspect.
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Celebrate brain science at Brown

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

On March 25, Mind/Brain Research Day featured more than 150 research presentations on a range of topics, including autism, addiction, learning and memory, neurodegeneration, and stroke.
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How to improve health care for prisoners

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Dr. Josiah Rich, professor of medicine and epidemiology, is lead author on a new Health Affairs article that offers recommendations to improve health care for prisoners.
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Researchers demystify PP1 enzyme

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Brown scientists have made huge strides toward determining the specific behavior of PP1, an enzyme that is essential to many biological processes and associated with a wide range of diseases.
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Forest model predicts spatial dynamics

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Scientists have developed a new statistical model that helps interpret measurements of forest growth.
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New program brings gender-specific medicine to fore

Monday, February 17th, 2014

The Division of Women’s Health in Emergency Care (WHEC) is the first program in the country to focus exclusively on gender-specific research and education.
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Report: Longevity mutation occurs in the wild

Monday, February 17th, 2014

Lab experimentation has long shown that mutations in the Indy gene could increase life span in flies. New research shows this longevity-boosting effect in naturally Indy-mutated flies across the globe.
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Bipolar patients bear heavy Rx load

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

A new study shows that 36 percent of patients admitted to Rhode Island psychiatric hospitals for bipolar disorder were taking four or more psychotropic medications.
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