Brown's 250th at the Medical School

On Saturday, September 27, 2014, in conjunction with Brown's 250th Anniversary Fall Celebration,
Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences Jack A. Elias, MD, presented on his research, which is working toward a potential asthma drug.

Double-Edged Sword: A protein with the power to heal or hurt.
Dr. Elias walks us through his laboratory's discovery of an ancient protective pathway that helps repair the lungs after injury, but sometimes goes haywire--causing debilitating and deadly diseases. He offers an exciting perspective from discovery through therapy.

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