The same blood biomarker that signifies Alzheimer’s disease is also a driver of the life-threatening pregnancy condition of preeclampsia, a finding that has important implications for diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Francesca Beaudoin, an epidemiologist at the Brown University School of Public Health, joined federal and state elected officials to stress the need for a collaborative response to the country’s opioid drug epidemic.
A new study highlights an unintended consequence of interventions to combat the country’s illicit opioid epidemic, emphasizing the need to include harm reduction strategies as part of a comprehensive response.
Pending approval from the City of Providence, the University plans to build a new laboratory space for cutting-edge life sciences research and boost its athletics program with a proposed new indoor training facility.
A study led by Brown University researchers found that a low-impact, meditative movement program involving qigong was as effective as more standard exercise programs in improving cancer-related fatigue.
Lemley lecture series guest and alumnus Dr. Arthur Horwich discussed how medical school at Brown sparked a passion for basic science and medicine, a combination that has led to discoveries of significance to Alzheimer’s and more.
Researchers from Brown and Rhode Island Hospital are working with Rhode Island community members to understand how apps, monitors and other emerging technologies can help prevent opioid overdose deaths.
International Space Station experiments co-led by Peter Lee, a Brown scholar, cardiothoracic surgeon and longtime space researcher, will help inform understanding and treatment of cardiovascular disease.
A physician-scientist and the eighth dean of medicine and biology at Brown, Jain shared insights on how the University’s biomedical community can improve human health and fuel economic growth in Rhode Island and beyond.
An innovative public health leader, educator, physician who serves as a leading voice on urgent health and medicine issues, Ranney will depart Brown after two decades to serve as dean of Yale’s public health school.
A study in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that pharmacies can offer a safe and accessible treatment starting point for patients with opioid use disorder and keep them better engaged than usual care with a physician.
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.
Team from MIT and Brown demonstrates the accuracy and safety of using magnetic sensors to track muscle length during movement, which could make it easier for people with amputations to control prosthetic limbs.
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 University’s sponsorship of the Saturday, Oct. 22, lighting came during its Family Weekend and 50 Years of Medicine celebrations, and reflected Brown’s commitment to and connection with the City of Providence.
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.
A team led by a Brown biologist discovered that the same specialized brain area that helps songbirds learn their songs also exists in woodpeckers, suggesting that the communicative drumming evolved in a similar way.