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Brown researchers find delays in diagnoses for girls with autism

PROVIDENCE – A recently published study by Brown University has found that girls with autism tend to receive a diagnosis about a year and...

Hospitals offer education sessions on memory loss and suicide prevention

PROVIDENCE – Two upcoming events at local hospitals will take aim at separate health issues. A presentation as part of Lifespan Corp.’s ongoing Aging and...
VACANT SPACE: Andrew Galvin, first vice president for commercial realtor CBRE Inc., which is marketing office space on the sixth and seventh floors of the Wexford Science & Technology building in Providence, says the underdeveloped look of the vacant space is intentional, designed to give prospective tenants the freedom to build out the space to their needs. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

At Wexford building, empty floors are no worry

It’s 11 a.m. on a sunny, January morning, and the Wexford Science & Technology building – located in Providence’s I-195 Redevelopment District – booms...
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Emerging innovation hub drew us to R.I.

When you think of innovation hubs, perhaps the San Francisco Bay Area and New York spring to mind, or maybe a global city such...
BROWN UNIVERSITY fundraising director Peter Cohen has resigned. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown University fundraiser with ties to Epstein resigns

PROVIDENCE – A Brown University fundraising director has resigned, months after being placed on leave by the Ivy League school for his involvement in...

Five Questions With: Dr. Edward W. Martin

Dr. Edward W. Martin, chief medical officer at HopeHealth, has received the Dr. Herbert Rakatansky Award for his achievements in hospice and palliative care....
MIXED-USE: Pictured in the rendering are an indoor sports center, a 200-room hotel and a conference center at the site of the former Apex building in Pawtucket as part of a $400 million mixed-use development by Fortuitous Partners. The project includes a 7,500-seat soccer stadium, which can be seen at the top right. / COURTESY NEW HARBOR GROUP

Developer behind $400M project in Pawtucket recruiting private investors

Brett Johnson is quickly becoming a household name in Pawtucket, thanks to his development company’s plans for a $400 million mixed-use project anchored by...
BIG VISION: Developer Brett Johnson has proposed a $400 million development in Pawtucket that includes a 7,500-seat soccer stadium, 200-room hotel and a mixed-use development with housing units, retail and commercial space. / COURTESY NEW HARBOR GROUP

Hard work of wooing investors is just beginning for Tidewater Landing

It takes vision and a whole lot of money to bring a development project as grand and promising as Pawtucket’s Tidewater Landing to fruition....
TACTICAL TECH: Dr. Richard Terek, right, chief of musculoskeletal surgery at Rhode Island Hospital, and Qian Chen, director of the hospital’s Center for Biomedical Research Excellence in Skeletal Health and Repair, have developed nanoparticles to deliver medicine to limit the growth of bone cancer tumors. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

R.I. researchers test nanoparticles in fight against rare bone cancer

For the past 26 years, Dr. Richard Terek has been treating bone cancer patients at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. Some forms of the disease...

Five Questions With: Dr. Carla C. Moreira

Pawtucket native Dr. Carla C. Moreira stayed in her home state to graduate from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She now...
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