New population health program progresses

September 24th, 2014 by Olufunke

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

September 17th, 2014 by Olufunke

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

August 22nd, 2014 by Olufunke

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

August 22nd, 2014 by Olufunke

Decades of research on bat echolocation bolsters a long-debated hypothesis on the neuroscience of vision.
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Award to fund Parkinson’s research

August 6th, 2014 by Olufunke

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery Wael Asaad has won a $486,000 award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to study the neuroscience of Parkinson’s Disease.
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End ban on gay blood donors

July 22nd, 2014 by Olufunke

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

June 26th, 2014 by Olufunke

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

June 13th, 2014 by Olufunke

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

June 4th, 2014 by Olufunke

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

May 24th, 2014 by Olufunke

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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