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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
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
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
On Oct. 9, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Inc., will hold a breakfast featuring a cross-section of Rhode Island leaders to address the need to increase funding for cancer research. more
Vaccine innovator Dr. Anne S. De Groot's accomplishments, studies and publications are vast. She has several titles at several organizations. But for the founder, CEO and chief scientific officer of Providence's EpiVax Inc., two skills on her … more
Paula Grammas, an international research pioneer in the study of Alzheimer's disease, takes the helm as the director of the George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience on Dec. 13. The institute was established in 2013 with a $15 million … more
Mindy Levine, an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Rhode Island, was one of 10 women throughout the country to receive a Rising Star Award from the American Chemical Society. Levine specializes in synthetic organic chemistry, and … more
Brown University researchers have made what they describe as an important step in improving the performance of the brain-computer interface that they have been laboring on in recent years. more
How often is a gift called "transformational?" That's a big claim. The word was used by University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley, referring in 2013 to a $15 million gift from former CVS Caremark Corp. President and CEO Thomas M. … more
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. fell the most in six years after the company’s drug for a rare neuromuscular disease failed to meet its primary goal in a final-stage trial. more
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