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Brown University researchers develop germ-resistant coating for intravascular catheters

PROVIDENCE – Brown University researchers have developed a new antibacterial coating for intravascular catheters that could help prevent catheter-related blood infections, the most common...
BROWN UNIVERSITY researchers have won $12M to continue studying brain activity from the National Institutes of Health. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown researchers win $12M grant renewal to study how brains think

PROVIDENCE — Brown University’s Center for Central Nervous System Function, has received a $12 million grant renewal from the National Institutes of Health’s Centers of Biomedical...

Brown researcher wins $1.5M grant to study brain signals controlling movement

PROVIDENCE — Brown University researcher Carlos Vargas-Irwin has won a $1.5 million New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research program to use cameras...
THE MIRIAM HOSPITAL has received a $9.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish the Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Therapeutic Discovery to research "superbugs" and to look for potential new drugs. / COURTESY LIFESPAN

The Miriam Hospital receives $9.4M grant to study antibiotic resistance

PROVIDENCE – The Miriam Hospital has received a five-year, $9.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to create an NIH Center for...
URI RESEARCHER William Van Nostrand will look for proteins that may signal the early stages of cerebral amyloid angiopathy before the brain hemorrhages that usually signal the disease. /COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI researcher wins $3.3M grant to seek cerebral amyloid markers

SOUTH KINGSTOWN — Cerebral blood vessel amyloid deposits which contribute to dementia and brain hemorrhages are often diagnosed late when imaging tests show bleeding,...
MIRIAM HOSPITAL'S Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research was awarded $9.1 million in NIH grants. / COURTESY LIFESPAN

Miriam Hospital CFAR awarded $9.1M NIH grant

PROVIDENCE – The Miriam Hospital has been awarded a $9.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund continuing initiatives at its...
DANIEL ROXBURY, assistant professor of chemical engineering at the University of Rhode Island, is part of a team using nanotechnology to better understand obesity-induced diseases. / COURTESY DANIEL ROXBURY

URI engineering professor tackles heart disease with nanotechnology

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – University of Rhode Island chemical engineering assistant professor Daniel Roxbury is among a team using nanotechnology to better understand obesity-induced diseases,...

Miriam Hospital wins federal grant to study post-incarceration opioid treatment

PROVIDENCE — Miriam Hospital has been awarded a federal $215,157 National Institutes of Health grant to study an innovative opioid addiction program for incarcerated...
EPIVAX PRESIDENT AND CEO Dr. Anne S. De Groot. EpiVax has joined an National Institutes of Health partnership to research a vaccine for the influenza A (H7N9) virus. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

EpiVax leads NIH’s $5.8M bird-flu vaccine project

PROVIDENCE - Immunolgy engineering biotech firm EpiVax Inc. is leading a National Institutes of Health-funded $5.8 million collaboration developing a protective vaccine against avian influenza...

Public investment in basic research yields major victories

Dr. Anne S. De Groot is a major success story, not just in Rhode Island but across the globe. She bridges the research and clinical...
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