An essential fruit fly protein called CLAMP may help biologists answer the key question of how the same protein can manage to coordinate two completely different processes on distinct chromosomes in the same cell.
Research spanning the academic-medical partnership among Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital and Butler Hospital is advancing the possibility that the retinas will give doctors a way to identify Alzheimer’s disease risk long before symptoms begin.
The discovery in lab mice that an “anti-sense” RNA is expressed after nerve injury to regulate the repair of damage to the nerve’s myelin coating could lead to a treatment that improves healing in people.
A new simulation of the dementia epidemic estimates the economic impact the disease has on households and public insurance programs and provides a tool for projecting the impact that different interventions could have.
A team of Brown students led by the University’s virtual reality artist-in-residence have created an immersive experience to expose new generations of students to a dramatic, historically important Revolutionary War event.
For 150 high-achieving students from low-income families, this week’s Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America Career Institute meant a chance to convene with prospective employers for four days of intensive career development.