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Researchers from The Miriam Hospital recently published their study on the effects of smoking during pregnancy and its impact on the stress response in newborn babies. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and state legislators will join University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley and other school officials on Monday afternoon for the ceremonial groundbreaking of the URI Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences. more
The biosciences comprise a burgeoning industry and important opportunity for Rhode Island. The state’s bioscience industry employs 4,602 bioscience professionals and has a total employment impact of an additional 11,847 workers. On a national and global scale, Rhode Island bioscience companies and professionals participate in the industry’s five primary sectors: drugs and pharmaceuticals; medical devices and equipment; research, testing, and medical laboratories; agricultural feedstock and chemicals; and bioscience-related distribution. more
The National Institutes of Health has awarded $18.8 million to the Rhode Island Institutional Development Award Network of Biomedical Research Excellence, or INBRE, the largest federal award received by the program to date. more
Medtronic Inc., the second-largest maker of medical devices, agreed to buy Covidien PLC for $42.9 billion in cash and stock as it transforms into a broader-based company bolstered by new tax advantages. more
PROVIDENCE – Brown University neurosurgery assistant professor Dr. Wael Asaad has won a $486,000 award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to study the neuroscience of Parkinson’s disease. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – South County Hospital is one of the first hospitals in New England to use the smallest cardiac monitor available. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Biologists from the University of Rhode Island and the R.I. Department of Environmental Management are researching the population and movement patterns of black bears living in Rhode Island. more
Steve Lombardi has been named CEO and president of Nabsys Inc., a life sciences company pioneering semiconductor-based tools for genomic analysis. more
The Rhode Island Foundation awarded $125,000 in grants to fund work on shoreline protection and the shellfish industry by the Coastal Resources Center at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography. more
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