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New grant advances research on traumatic brain injury

04 Aug 2017 2:51 pm

A Brown-led research team hopes to develop new standards for head protection. Read more…

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Medical students explore professional ethics through lens of the Holocaust

04 Aug 2017 2:48 pm

Two medical students discuss lessons learned over a two-week experience with the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics. Read more…

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New center will advance bioluminescence technology

04 Aug 2017 2:44 pm

$9.2 million in funding from the National Science Foundation will advance research technology that enables brain cells to produce, respond to, and communicate with light. 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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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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BrainGate technology advances

04 Jul 2017 2:55 pm

Paralyzed study participants have used the BrainGate brain-computer interface to quickly and accurately type on a screen. Read more…

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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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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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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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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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