A new approach to calibrating the pioneering BrainGate brain-computer interface allowed three clinical trial participants with tetraplegia to gain control of a computer cursor after just one simple calibration step.
In campus letter, Brown President Christina Paxson asserts that acquisition of Care New England by Boston-based Partners HealthCare is not in the best interests of Rhode Island. The letter outlines how the Brown-Prospect local alternative supports healthcare quality, affordability and local jobs.
New research in mice and humans suggests that an enzyme called SNRK suppresses inflammation in obesity-related “white fat” while increasing metabolism in heat-producing “brown fat,” making SNRK an intriguing target in the battle against obesity.
In a competitive academic landscape, endowed professorships supported by the BrownTogether campaign give Brown the means to attract and retain the best teachers and scholars, advancing the academic excellence and mission of the University.