Updated January 24 at 12:28am
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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
Six years ago, none of the five Brown University researchers with a major new grant from the ALS Finding a Cure Foundation had even worked on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. That’s exactly why the team has a unique approach for making much-needed progress against the untreatable neurodegenerative disease. 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
Researchers, including John Sedivy, the Hermon C. Bumpus Professor of Biology and a professor of medical science at Brown University, have found that movement within the genome of potentially harmful DNA snippets may cause or contribute to age-related health problems. more
Biotech could really use the clean slate of a New Year. The Nasdaq Biotech Index collapsed 28 percent in the opening weeks of 2016 and never fully recovered, ending the year down about 22 percent. more
Medley Genomics, a life sciences startup out of Brown University, has received $250,000 in seed funding from the Slater Technology Fund to build partnerships and demonstrate its concept with collaborators. more
University of Rhode Island graduate student in marine biology, Ashley Marranzino, made a discovery about the sensory system of a group of deep sea fishes called dragonfishes. more
CVS Health Corp. announced Thursday that it would begin selling a generic substitute for the EpiPen at more than 83 percent less than the full retail price of the brand-name version of the product. more
One in 68 children in the United States has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of those, about 25 percent are never able to talk. more
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