Archive for the ‘In the News’ Category

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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MD’14 Student Honors

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Members of the MD Class of 2014 were honored at the awards ceremony on May 23.
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Biology faculty honors

Monday, May 5th, 2014

Faculty in the Program in Biology will be honored at the  University Award Ceremony on May 5 at Sayles Hall.

 

2014 Elizabeth Leduc Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the Life Sciences
Lundy Braun, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

​Inaugural College Dean’s Award for Teaching in the Life Sciences (for junior faculty or lecturer)
Richard Bungiro, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

BioMed Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Advising, and Service (undergraduate education)
Mark Johnson, Department of Molecular, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

BioMed Dean’s ​Award for Excellence in Teaching, Advising, and Service (graduate education)
Kimberly Mowry, Department of Molecular, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

Early neural wiring for smell persists, adapts

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

New research tracks the development of sensory neurons in the mouse olfactory system.
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A night in the life: Brown Student Community Clinic

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

On the fourth Monday of every month, first-year medical students work under the supervision of clinicians to care for patients at the Rhode Island Free Clinic.
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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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See the gallery…
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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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