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MPP Alumnus Dioscaris Garcia Receives MADE Award

MPP alumnus, Dr. Dioscaris Garcia, received The Mentorship Award in Diversity and Equity in Medicine on April 29, 2021.  The Mentorship Award in Diversity and Equity in Medicine (MADE) is awarded through nominations by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.

Therapeutic Sciences PhD student Jessica Scales receives NIH NRSA F31 Award

Therapeutic Sciences PhD candidate Jessica Scales was recently awarded the Kirschstein NRSA for Individual Predoctoral Fellows (F31) Award. The award supports promising doctoral candidates who will perform dissertation research and training for a PhD degree in a scientific health-related field relevant to the mission of the National Cancer Institute.

MPP PhD Student Botai Xuan in the Dawson Lab: Study discovers potential target for treating aggressive cancer cells

New research by a team at Brown University finds that special filaments called vimentin may be key to the spread of some aggressive, chemo-resistant cancer cells.

MPP Alumnus Dioscaris Garcia Receives Honor from State of RI for Covid-19 Efforts in Pawtucket & Central Falls

MPP alumnus, Dr. Dioscaris Garcia, has been honored by the Rhode Island State Senate for his efforts in guiding Pawtucket and Central Falls through the Covid-19 crisis.  Dr.

MPP PhD Student Yusuke Suita Awarded the Honjo International Scholarship

MPP PhD student, Yusuke Suita, has received the very prestigious Honjo International Scholarship from Japan.  Only a few students among hundreds of applicants are awarded this fellowship each year.  The scholarship begins this year and continues through 2023.  Yusuke is a PhD candidate in the lab of Dr.

MPP PhD Student Jamie Catalano Receives Graduate Award in Brain Science

MPP PhD student Jamie Catalano was recently awarded a Graduate Award in Brain Science by the Robert J. And Nancy D. Carney Institute for Brain Science. This one-year award is supported by the Robin Chemers Neustein ’75 Graduate Fellowship Fund and the Charles A. Dana Graduate Fellowship Fund.

MPP PhD Student Kavin Nunez Receives NIH Blueprint D-SPAN (F99/K00) Award

Kavin Nunez was recently awarded a F99/K00 NIH Blueprint Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience Award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. This prestigious award will fund the last year of Kavin’s PhD thesis in the lab of Dr.

MPP PhD student's article makes Scientific Report's Top 100

MPP PhD student Botai Xuan's paper published in Scientific Reports was selected as one of their Top 100 in Cell and Molecular Biology.

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