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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Shift chemo to further rectal cancer care?

May 15th, 2014 by Olufunke

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

May 15th, 2014 by Olufunke

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

May 5th, 2014 by Olufunke

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

April 17th, 2014 by Olufunke

New research tracks the development of sensory neurons in the mouse olfactory system.
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