The new approach effectively delivered anti-cancer drugs across the blood-brain barrier in mice, increasing survival rates and informing a potential pathway for one day treating human patients with brain cancer.
The new agreement will create a unified, streamlined approach to administering health and medical research, positioning physicians and scientists to conduct more research to benefit patients and populations.
Children and families convened with students, faculty and professionals at the Black Men in White Coats youth summit, focused on encouraging careers and strengthening the future of health and medicine in Rhode Island.
Every two years, a unique gathering connects patients and family members contending with an autism-like condition called Christianson syndrome with brain scientists working to develop therapies and solutions.
The deputy dean of Brown University’s School of Public Health and professor of emergency medicine received the honor in recognition of her work as a public health leader, communicator and innovative problem-solver.
Architects from Deborah Berke Partners and Ballinger will work together with Brown leaders and key stakeholders to design a hub for scientific collaboration and discovery in Providence’s Jewelry District.
Created to meet the unique needs of homeless residents in Rhode Island, the annual Burnside Park Health Fair bridges gaps between health and social services for residents of the city’s most vulnerable populations.
As the University commemorates 50 years of medical education at Brown, members of the Warren Alpert Medical School’s Class of 2026 celebrated a traditional rite of passage at this year’s white coat ceremony.
The Warren Alpert Medical School has been providing student-centered, patient-focused medical education for a half century, say graduates of its first class and members of this year’s incoming M.D. Class of 2026.
In a finding that could inform therapeutic targets for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, a team of Brown University neuroscientists reports on a mechanism of degeneration for the locus coeruleus region of the brain.
As communities confront the persistent presence of chemical pollutants, Joseph Braun, an associate professor of epidemiology, discusses new research findings and what individuals can do to decrease their exposure.
A partnership with local harm reduction organizations and Rhode Island Hospital’s toxicology lab aims to decrease overdose deaths by revealing the amount of fentanyl and other unknown substances in the local drug supply.
Improved understanding of a neural pathway connecting light-sensitive cells in the retina with the cortical brain regions involved in mood and cognition has implications for the development of treatments for mood disorders.
The Brown Corporation authorized a process to select an architect and launch a full programming phase for the building, a critical step in a long-held vision to create new laboratory space for cutting-edge life sciences research.
Eight teams vied for $25,000 in seed funds and invaluable mentorship at the first-ever Digital Health Pitch Competition hosted by the Brown-Lifespan Center for Digital Health and Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship.
Each year, the Ceremony of Gratitude at the Warren Alpert Medical School pays tribute to the lives and generosity of those who volunteered to donate their bodies to enable medical education and research.
Elizabeth Samuels, an assistant professor at the Warren Alpert Medical School, and medical student Aneeqah Naeem argued for federal action supporting harm reduction centers such as those authorized in Rhode Island.
Adriel Barrios-Anderson, who served as a student orator upon earning his bachelor’s degree from Brown in 2017, hopes to inspire newly minted M.D.s to feel confident about embracing the uncertainty of the future.
Members of the Warren Alpert Medical School community, including graduates from classes ranging from 1972 to 2022, gathered to commemorate the history and look to the future of Rhode Island’s first and only medical school.
In ‘The Mindful College Student,’ Eric Loucks, director of Brown’s Mindfulness Center, teaches essential mindfulness skills to help young adults flourish during this transition period and throughout their lifetime.
A poster conference during National Public Health Week offered Brown public health students the opportunity to discuss the significance of their research to the community — and to their own educational experience.
An epidemiologist with unique and varied public health experience, Aubert will serve as interim dean while Dr. Ashish Jha is on short-term leave for an assignment leading the nation’s COVID-19 response.
The dean of Brown’s School of Public Health, a globally recognized expert on pandemic preparedness and response, will take leave for a temporary assignment to serve in the critical federal government role.
Led by principal investigator John Sedivy, a multi-university effort will build on recent discoveries about mechanisms of aging to understand causes and potential treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.
As volunteers with Lifespan’s Connect for Health program, dozens of Brown students each year link patients in need with available resources, with the ultimate goal of improving physical health and well-being.
Dr. Megan Ranney, a practicing emergency physician and academic dean of Brown’s School of Public Health, told a U.S. House committee that the nation can learn from the past to build stronger, more viable health care systems.