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Dr. Ethan Balk is assistant professor of health services, policy and practice at Brown University. After several years of practicing as a primary care physician, he has pursued a career in systematic review, meta-analysis and clinical development. more
A team of Brown researchers led by postdoctoral fellow Theresa Desrochers recently published new findings on ways in which executive functioning is managed in the brain. more
A University of Rhode Island biologist received a $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant to study the genetics of three groups of parasites and single-celled organisms to help scientists build a tree of life of Earth’s living organisms. more
A study authored by Brown associate professor of psychiatry and human behavior Lisa Uebelacker suggests that yoga may offer substantial benefits for many sufferers of bipolar disorder. more
Middle school girls connected with professionals working in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math at Tech Collective’s STEM in the Middle workshop recently. more
Scientists at the URI Graduate School of Oceanography will present their research at the 2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting in New Orleans Feb. 24 to 26. 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
A recent report from CBRE, a real estate services firm, which analyzed U.S. tech employment over the past five years, listed the top 50 technology markets in the United States, but Providence was not one of them. more
When a bout with MRSA nearly cost her life in 2014, Brown University gymnast Tori Kinamon developed a powerful desire to help defeat the so-called “superbug.” more
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