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New grant for alcohol research

26 Nov 2014 1:50 pm

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Karla Kaun will apply a new $300,000 grant to study the neuroscience of alcohol intoxication. Read more…

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Eight ways to improve STEM career prospects for minorities

01 Dec 2014 5:06 pm

Associate Professor of Medical Science Andrew G. Campbell tapped 50 underrepresented minority students for advice on enhancing training in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. Read more…

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New study measures head blows in girls’ lacrosse

02 Dec 2014 11:12 am

Just how much does a blow from a lacrosse stick accelerate the head? A new study provides answers. Read more…

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Algorithim pinpoints networks of genetic mutations across cancers

15 Dec 2014 3:11 pm

A powerful algorithim, called Hotnet2, could help researchers define the complex genetic associations involved in cancer. Read more…

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Blocking protein reduces cancer spread in mice

22 Dec 2014 3:41 pm

A new study co-authored by Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences Jack A. Elias finds that suppressing a protein called “chitinase 3-like-1” dramatically reduced the spread of two different types of cancer in mice. Read...

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3.5-million grant will leverage data science to boost HIV care

08 Jan 2015 4:16 pm

With grant support from the National Institutes of Health, Rami Kantor, associate professor of medicine, and Joseph Hogan, professor of biostatistics in the School of Public Health, will develop new techniques for using patient...

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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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