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Study furthers theory of aging

14 Sep 2016 10:49 am

A new study led by Brown scientists advances a theory that links rogue elements of DNA called transposons to the health effects of aging. Read more…

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Essay examines perils and pitfalls of new fertility procedure

12 Jan 2017 12:04 pm

In a new paper published in Science Translational Medicine, experts at Brown, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Law discuss the implications of in vitro gametogenesis (IVG).

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Mindfulness practice more effective for woman than men?

21 Apr 2017 2:24 pm

A study led by Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Willoughby Britton found that mindfulness meditation significantly helped women address negative moods — but did not help men. Read more…

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Elias appointed senior vice president for health affairs

02 May 2017 11:53 am

Jack A. Elias, MD, dean of biology and medicine, will serve as Brown’s first senior vice president for health affairs. Read more…

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Medical School partners with practices to create Brown Physicians Inc.

26 May 2017 2:34 pm

Warren Alpert Medical School and six medical practices signed a formal agreement to form the non-profit Brown Physicians Inc., a move that will integrate patient care, research, and teaching in southern New England. Read...

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Mindfulness practice more effective for woman than men?

26 May 2017 2:36 pm

A study led by Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Willoughby Britton found that mindfulness meditation significantly helped women address negative moods — but did not help men. Read more…

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Primary care residency program faces uncertain future

26 May 2017 2:51 pm

A new JAMA essay co-written by medical student Shayla Durfey calls for congressional action to save the Teaching Health Centers program, which funds outpatient primary care residencies serving rural and indigent communities. Read...

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Study casts doubt about link between eczema, cardiovascular disease

23 Jun 2017 10:47 am

Despite mixed evidence recently about an association between atopic dermatitis and cardiovascular disease, a new study that analyzed more than 250,000 medical records suggests there is no link. Read more…

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Research demonstrates how cortex assigns credit for causality

05 Jul 2017 2:59 pm

A new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience describes the role neurons in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex play in the crucial task of determining what has caused a desired outcome. Read more…

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Brown researchers deep dive into big health data

11 Jul 2017 1:02 pm

Brown researchers are creating tools that could mine huge data sets and health records for clues about disease incidence, risk factors, and population trends. Read more…  

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