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Shift chemo to further rectal cancer care?

15 May 2014 4:42 pm

Study findings suggest that administering chemotherapy before radiation and surgery could help rectal cancer patients tolerate a full treatment regimen. Read more…

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Aronson fund honors founding medical school dean

24 May 2014 9:34 am

The Dean Stanley M. Aronson Fund for Research and Innovation will provide discretionary support for the dean of medicine and biological sciences. Read more…

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David Berson honored by Brown and national group

04 Jun 2014 3:54 pm

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...

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Researchers identify key protein in pulmonary fibrosis

13 Jun 2014 3:56 pm

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. More…

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BRCA test results alter patients’ surgery plans

26 Jun 2014 3:58 pm

A new study reports that 7 in 10 women with breast cancer will alter their surgical treatment plans upon testing positive for BRCA gene mutations. Read more…

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End ban on gay blood donors

22 Jul 2014 4:08 pm

In a newly-published commentary in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Dr. Eli Y. Adashi and colleagues call for an end to the lifetime ban on blood donation from gay men. Read more…

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Award to fund Parkinson’s research

06 Aug 2014 9:38 am

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery Wael Asaad has won a $486,000 award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to study the neuroscience of Parkinson’s Disease. Read more…

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Bat research boosts brain hypothesis

22 Aug 2014 4:22 pm

Decades of research on bat echolocation bolsters a long-debated hypothesis on the neuroscience of vision. Read more…

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Microchip reveals tumor cell migration

22 Aug 2014 4:42 pm

A microscopic device enables researchers to observe cancer metastasis at the cellular level. Read more…

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Yoga for bipolar disorder

17 Sep 2014 3:58 pm

Survey results document the benefits and risks of yoga practice for people with bipolar disorder. Read more…

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