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People who go to bed wary of potential danger sometimes pledge to sleep “with one eye open.” A new Brown University study finds that’s not far off: On the first night in a new place, the research suggests, one brain hemisphere remains more awake than the other during deep sleep, apparently in a state of readiness for trouble. more
A $27 million gift to Brown University from The Warren Alpert Foundation will allow the university to expand its M.D./Ph.D. program for physician-scientists by more than tripling funding for it, and endow a professorship in the Brown Institute for Translational Science. more
Women who’ve had breast cancer surgery often live out their lives with highly visible scars reminding them of their diagnosis and surgery. more
BIOTECHNOLOGY Health care is an innovative industry, but Ximedica knows it takes more than a great idea to make a difference. For more than 30 years, this Providence-based company has collaborated with creative thinkers, … more
CEO (or equivalent): Bradley Waugh, CEO; Al Greer, president 2015 Revenue: $19,784,726 2013 Revenue: $3,232,321 Revenue growth: 512% LIFE WEAR TECHNOLOGIES has flourished in the decade-plus since the company was … more
Back in the mid-1980s, fellow Rhode Island School of Design grads Stephen Lane and Aidan Petrie formed a company devoted to providing an innovative and creative platform for introducing medical-technology products to the marketplace, among other … more
Startups seeking capital and/or partnerships can submit a plan for the opportunity to present at the 2016 New England Venture Summit, which connects emerging-growth companies with active venture capitalists, private investors, investment bankers, corporate investors and strategic partners. more
Rhode Island Hospital has been awarded a $519,344 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study the susceptibility of people to drug-resistant bacteria who have been exposed to antibiotics. more
Dr. Rebecca M. Reece joined University Medicine’s Division of Infectious Diseases in January 2015. Her clinical and research interests include tick-borne diseases, HIV adherence and retention, and health disparities. Reece talks about the risks of Zika and her role as an infectious disease specialist. more
Two well-known, Rhode Island executives with expertise in medical innovation told the Interstate 195 Redevelopment District Commission Monday they want to create a new center to attract talent and spur business creation. more
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