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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded $2 million over four years to a team of University of Rhode Island and University of North Caroline researchers to study Lyme disease prevention and exposure among outdoor workers. more
Joseph Braun is an assistant professor in the department of epidemiology in the program of public health at Brown University. He is leading a research initiative that has shown a statistically significant association between a relatively high exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid, part of a larger family of chemicals called perfluoroalkyl substances, and the pace of body fat gain in children during the first eight years of life. Braun talked recently with Providence Business News about this research, which was the recipient of a $2 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. 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
An independent analysis of promising economic clusters for Providence to nurture has identified five stars: life sciences, food processing and packaging, social enterprise, design coupled with advanced manufacturing, and education technology. more
Life sciences company CytoSolv Inc. has been acquired by Semma Therapeutics of Cambridge, Mass., according to a Slater Technology Fund press release. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor launched three new incentive programs on Wednesday in an effort to grow the state’s economy. 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
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
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
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
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