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Policymakers could keep physician self-referrals in check

12 Jan 2015 4:53 pm

According to a new “Viewpoint” in the JAMA, the new Congress could close legal loopholes that allow doctors to refer medical services to businesses in which they have a financial stake. Read more…

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Scientists develop model for paleontology

14 Jan 2015 11:27 am

Specialized x-ray and simulation technology allow researchers to read the fossil record left by animals 200 million years ago. Read More

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Brown scientists examine ecological change at Easter Island

14 Jan 2015 11:29 am

Easter Island has experienced “profound change” in its marine ecosystem. Brown researchers Jon Witman and Robert Lamb traveled to the remote island to find out why. Read more…

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The neuroscience of selective attention

11 Feb 2015 10:23 am

New research demonstrates how the brain attends to certain stimli while ignoring others. Read more

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Hospitals face growing active shooter threat

03 Mar 2015 2:54 pm

The frequency of active shooter incidents in U.S. hospitals has risen. In a Viewpoint article in JAMA, Professor of Medical Science Eli Adashi recommends that hospitals examine their security plans. Read more…

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Q & A: Athena Poppas, MD

16 Mar 2015 10:56 am

Associate Professor of Medicine Athena Poppas is chair of the American College of Cardiology’s Annual Scientific Session. The annual event features the latest in cardiovascular research. Read more…

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Match Day 2015

20 Mar 2015 3:38 pm

Today’s the day! Members of the MD Class of 2015 find out where they’ve placed for residency training. See the Match List Match Day 2015 at Storify

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Study calculates high cost of hepatitis C drugs for RI prisons

09 Apr 2015 5:18 pm

A newly-published budget analysis finds that the cost of hepatitis treatment for infected inmates in Rhode Island exceeds the state’s prison health budget by nearly 50 percent. Read more…

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Gold helps focus radiation on cancer cells

14 Apr 2015 11:32 am

A multidisciplinary team of researchers has demonstrated a promising new approach for targeting cancer cells for radiation. Read more…

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

14 Apr 2015 5:20 pm

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has presented its highest honor, the Pierre Galletti Award, to Scott P. Bruder, MD, PhD ’84. The award is named for the late Pierre M. Galletti,...

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