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GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO cuts the ribbon for the recently completed Wexford Innovation Center in the I-195 Redevelopment District of Providence on Wednesday. From left: Brown University President Christina H. Paxson; I-195 Redevelopment District Commission Chairman Robert Davis; Senate Majority Leader Michael J. McCaffrey; Brian Dacey, Cambridge Innovation Center; Mayor Jorge O. Elorza; Raimondo; Wexford Science and Technology CEO Jim Berens; Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor; and City Council President Sabina Matos. / COURTESY R.I. COMMERCE CORP.

Officials celebrate Wexford Innovation Center ribbon-cutting

PROVIDENCE – A ribbon-cutting for the Wexford Innovation Center was held Wednesday afternoon, officially marking the completion of the landmark I-195 Redevelopment District project.The...
CARE NEW ENGLAND has pulled out of merger talks with Lifespan and Brown University, citing financial and anti-trust concerns. Above, CNE President and CEO Dr. James E. Fanale. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

CNE pulls out of talks with Lifespan, Brown; Partners deal is...

PROVIDENCE – Care New England Health System has opted out of three-way discussions between Lifespan Corp. and Brown University, CNE announced Tuesday.CNE’s board voted...

Five Questions With: Dr. Timothy Flanigan

Dr. Timothy Flanigan is a physician with Brown Medicine’s Division of Infectious Diseases at Brown Physicians Inc. He treats patients for a variety of infectious...

Longtime physician at The Miriam receives lifetime leadership award

PROVIDENCE – A longtime physician at The Miriam Hospital has been presented with the 2019 Charles “Bud” Kahn, M.D., Lifetime Leadership Award.Dr. Gary Bubly...

Trio of R.I. researchers to receive presidential science award

PROVIDENCE – Two Brown University faculty members have been chosen by the White House to receive the Presidential Early Career Award in Science and...
NONDAIRY: Jacob Conway, left, and Kevin Eve are co-founders and owners of Uproot, which provides dispensers for plant-based milks, now available at the Brown University cafeteria, Johnson & Wales University and other locations.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Milk for all tastes, diets

The inspiration for Uproot Inc., a plant-based milk company founded by Brown University graduates, started with disappointment at the choice in the school’s cafeteria.Kevin...
WHAT'S THE DEAL? Gov. Gina M. Raimondo asked the Lifespan, Care New England and Brown University put together a cohesive Rhode Island medical network by the end of the summer, but so far there is no news on the case. Why is that? / PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

What is taking so long for Lifespan and Care New England...

Little more than a month ago, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo urged Lifespan and Care New England to once again – complete the process of...

Urological surgeon at The Miriam awarded for teaching excellence

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Gyan Pareek, a urological surgeon at The Miriam Hospital, has received the 2019 Riesman Family Excellence in Teaching Award.The honor recognizes...
GENOMIC MAPPING: Dr. Barrett Bready is the owner and founder of Nabsys, a bio-science company in Providence that does genomic mapping. The company is planning to put its high-definition DNA mapping instrument up for sale on the commercial market later this year. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Nabsys offers new view of DNA

Figuring out better ways to read and analyze DNA, the so-called building blocks of life, can be a tricky business.But if such a product...

Providence VA Medical Center publishes study on ‘promising’ new PTSD treatment

PROVIDENCE – Providence VA Medical Center researchers have published a study finding that transcranial magnetic stimulation, known as theta burst stimulation, may be effective...
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