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Early neural wiring for smell persists, adapts

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

Creature Feature: Feel the sting

The latest installment of CreatureCast hails the Glaucus atlanticus, a stinging sea slug with a very strong stomach. Read More

March 25: Celebrate Brain Research at Brown

On March 25, Mind/Brain Research Day will feature more than 150 research presentations on a range of topics, including autism, addiction, learning and memory, neurodegeneration, and stroke. Read More

Study suggests new ovarian cancer targets

Scientists investigating the molecular drivers of ovarian cancer have identified an unsual suspect. Read More

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Dr. Abrar A. Qureshi named dermatology chair

How to improve health care for prisoners

Report: Longevity mutation occurs in the wild

Research setback yields valuable lessons

Fungal lifestyle

Design for science

Optogenetics effective in larger, more complex brains

Research delves into the biomechanics of sports

Research sheds light on the genetics of individuality

Changing amino acid shifts virus target

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Research Grants and Publications

Wolfgang Peti,, PhD

Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology and Biotechnology

With $1.625 million in support from the American Diabetes Association, Dr. Peti will study the dynamic motions of some of the key proteins of insulin signaling.

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Richard Bennett, PhD

Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

Dr. Bennett was corresponding author on a study in Nature that found that the yeast Candida lusitaniae couples mating with meiosis.

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Stephen Salloway, MD, MS

Department of Neurology

Dr. Salloway was lead author of a study in the New England Journal of Medicine that documents the failure of the Alzheimer’s drug bapineuzumab.

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BioMed Publications

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Division of Biology and
Medicine Annual Report
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Winter 2014

Spotlight:  Model research

Neuroscience researchers Eric James and Arseny Khaklin reveal the first tadpole model of autism. 
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