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Life Sciences
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Kali Thomas, Brown assistant professor of health services, policy and practice, recently published a study showing that one byproduct of Meals on Wheels’ work to deliver meals to seniors is to significantly reduce loneliness. more
With economic development and job creation closely tied to land development, Rhode Island saw a number of real estate development projects abandoned midstream as a result of the Great Recession. Now, as our real estate economy is starting to … more
Industry professionals in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields are needed as volunteer chaperones for “STEM in the Middle 2015,” according to Tech Collective, Rhode Island’s information technology and bioscience industry organization. more
Seventeen years ago EpiVax Inc. spun out of a laboratory at Brown University – a high-risk but high-reward company whose founders had made an innovative discovery. Today the self-funded, Providence-headquartered company is at the … 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
Dr. Anne S. De Groot is the founder, immune engineer, chief scientific officer and CEO of Providence-based vaccine company EpiVax, which champions the "vaccines-on-demand" movement. She talks with Providence Business News about her experience as a panelist at a health care conference, "The Immunology Revolution: Here Now or Hurry Up and Wait?" more
A key piece of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's strategy to help create more high-paying jobs is to develop a more robust medical technology and life sciences sector. Four years ago, a group of businesses in the med-tech sector formed an industry … more
Kelly Nevins is the first full-time executive director of MedMates, Rhode Island’s health care technology network group. She spoke recently with PBN about its short- and long-term goals and her role with the organization. more
Susan Meschwitz, an assistant professor of chemistry at Salve Regina University, has had peer-reviewed research, which was co-authored by chemistry major Emily Poulin, published recently. Their research, which discovered that a class of organic molecules are proving effective in the battle against drug-resistant bacteria, could interest the members of Olympic sailing, triathlon and rowing teams competing in polluted waters at the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. more
The four members of Rhode Island’s congressional delegation all recently received petitions from individuals representing One Degree, a nationwide effort to increase medical research at the National Cancer Institute by $1 billion over two years. more
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