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President Paxson outlines plans for Jewelry District

In remarks to the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, Brown President Christina Paxson shared plans for growth in translational sciences in Providence’s Jewelry District. Read more

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Researchers develop single-step test for HIV mutations

Bright screens at night makes for poor sleep quality in young teens

Study: Predators are sensitive to climate change

Scientists, families build community around Christianson Syndrome

Citrus increases light sensitivity

Nobel laureates, scholars to deliver lectures on the future of computation

Tapeworm drug could treat MRSA

Findings broaden understanding of COPD

Scott P. Bruder, MD, PhD ’84 receives AIMBE’s highest honor

Gold helps focus radiation on cancer cells

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Research Grants and Publications

Kim Boekelheide, PhD

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

A $10.8 million grant renewal from National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences will fund further studies of contaminated sites around Rhode Island.

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Christine Janis, PhD

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

A study co-authered by Professor of Biology Christine Janis explains how the rise of the Rocky Mountains may have safeguarded North American mammals from extinction.

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Mark Johnson, PhD

Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry

Mark Johnson, associate professor of biology, has joined a 3-year, $2.9-million study that will investigate fertility evolution in flowering plants.

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BioMed Publications


The Rhode Island chapter of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association has conferred its highest honor to researchers at Brown.
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