The MDM2 gene promotes tumor growth and interferes with immunotherapy in some cancer patients — a new study from a Brown University research team suggests that an MDM2-inhibiting drug could help address this problem.
In the face of COVID-19, leaders at the Warren Alpert Medical School worked with the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination on a solution enabling medical students to take essential licensing exams that had been cancelled.
From locations across the globe, thousands of new Brown graduates and loved ones tuned in to Virtual Degree Conferral celebrations that honored achievements and offered words of wisdom for lives and careers to come.
At three Virtual Degree Conferral ceremonies on Sunday, May 24, Brown will confer 2,657 degrees — undergraduate, graduate and medical — in advance of Class of 2020 Commencement activities in Spring 2021.
Fourth-year medical students at the Warren Alpert Medical School who have completed requirements and elected to graduate early will join the fight against COVID-19 both locally and in residencies nationwide.
In the University’s makerspace, 3D printers and other rapid prototyping equipment are being used to make personal protective equipment and other components that address the specific needs of local health providers.
With soon-to-graduate students from the Warren Alpert Medical School placing in medical residency programs across the country, Match Day was a time to celebrate, even without the ability to convene in person.