About Undergraduate Graduate and Postdoctoral Faculty Departments Research Alumni Giving

$100 million gift to endow Carney Institute for Brain Science

A $100 million gift from alumnus Robert J. Carney and Nancy D. Carney will advance brain science research and help find cures to some of the world's most devastating brain and nerve diseases.
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New fellowship allows students to create solutions for racism in medicine

Thirty Brown students and alumni awarded NSF fellowship

Researchers identify new class of antibiotics with potential to fight superbugs

Professors fight for life-saving mitochondrial replacement treatment

Professors bridge academic gap to collaborate on brain research

New early stage ALS research may provide key for treatment

Boosting Sirt4 gene activity extends healthy lifespan in fruit flies

New enzyme regulates fat tissue

New technology detects genetic mutations

Learning involves two brain systems, study finds

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Research Grants and Publications

Stephanie R. Jones PhD
Christopher I. Moore, PhD

Department of Neuroscience

In the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Brown neuroscientists present a new theory to explain how the brain produces beta rhythms.

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John Sedivy, PhD

Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry

A $9.7M grant from the National Institutes of Health will further a multi-university effort to advance aging research.

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Nicolas Fawzi, PhD

Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology and Biotechnology

Nicolas Fawzi received $1,601,975 for “Turning off the molecular switch for pathological self-assembly of fused in sarcoma” from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS).

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BioMed Publications


The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) awarded three young scholars--Shawn Williams, Arif Hamid, and Kavin Nuñez--fellowships that will provide funding and professional development opportunities.
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