NIH awards Brown $11.5M for computational biology research

June 1, 2016   Contact: David Orenstein   401-863-1862

Brown University will launch a Center for Biomedical Research Excellence in Computational Biology of Human Disease to expand its research using sophisticated computer analyses to understand and fight human diseases.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] —With a new five-year, $11.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, Brown University will expand its research in computational biology and launch a new Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE), which will support five early career faculty members as they tackle the genomics underlying diseases such cancer, preeclampsia and severe lung infections.

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