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Shore up pipeline to boost STEM diversity

Caption: Brown biologists suggest measures to increase diversity in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. Read More

Researchers identify key protein in pulmonary fibrosis

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. Read More

David Berson honored by Brown and national group

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. Read More

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Research Grants and Publications

Gilad Barnea, PhD

Department of Neuroscience

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Gilad Barnea is corresponding author of a study in the journal Science that tracks the development of sensory neurons in the mouse olfactory system.

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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

Brown Medicine
(Summer 2014)
Division of Biology and
Medicine Annual Report
dean EliasAbout the Dean


Summer 2014


Graduate student  Margarite Tarrio is co-lead author of a study that answers a decades-old question about the function of a critical immune system cell.  
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