Brown’s new Biomedical Innovation Fund has made two grants to accelerate the commercialization of technologies — one for diagnosing drug dependence in newborns and a second for discovering anti-ALS medicines.
At a daylong event at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts on Thursday, April 20, six renowned women scientists will speak about their work amid remarks and presentations by colleagues, including President Christina Paxson.
Brown biologists have developed a new system, described in Nature Genetics, that identified and tracked hundreds of genetic variations that alter the way DNA is spliced when cells make proteins, often leading to disease.
At an April conference in Washington, D.C., Brown University Professor Mary Carskadon will describe decades of research that explain why adolescent biology makes the 7:30 a.m. school bell so problematic.
The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded a 2017 fellowship to Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg for a book project that explores how land reclamation projects in the 1930s helped generate public support for Benito Mussolini’s regime.
Even a single, brief stress can induce days of relapse to cocaine-seeking among rats, but a new study shows how the tendency to relapse persists and how to shut it down, suggesting a new pathway for developing addiction treatment medications.