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.
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.
As students commenced their Brown academic careers, President Christina H. Paxson and Dean of the School of Engineering Tejal Desai urged them to seek out new perspectives and immerse themselves in research.
The study is an example of how brain imaging technology — in this case developed by researchers at Brown University — can be adapted to advance knowledge of brain processes and prompt new questions about behavior.
In support of a plan to expand its overall research activity, the University closed on the purchase of 10 parcels home to four Care New England buildings, all in close proximity to existing Brown research and education spaces.
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.
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.