Postdoctoral researcher Arif Hamid and graduate students Kavin Nuñez and Shawn Williams have earned competitive fellowships from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to support their academic careers and their desire to become role models in science.
Hospitals facing the prospect of ransomware attacks like the one that afflicted British hospitals in May can take many concrete steps to better protect themselves, but some of the most important measures — such as a national policy not to pay ransoms — may be tougher to formulate.
Now in its third year, Brown’s Breakthrough Lab — one of the premier programs of the Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship — offers students time, money and mentorship to launch their next big ideas.
In the journal Fertility and Sterility, Dr. Eli Adashi writes a history and appreciation of the wonder drug Clomid, which radically changed what doctors could do for couples struggling to have children.
With a dual mission of research and public service, the Mindfulness Center at Brown University will conduct and promote rigorous research on the health effects of interventions and work to disseminate and promote evidence-based practices.
Among many other notable rankings, the University landed the No. 14 slot in the annual U.S. News and World Report guide to the nation’s best universities, including Top 5 honors for undergraduate teaching.
In a new review paper, scientists explain the vexing complexities that make it hard to predict whether a new genetic trait will take over a population or die out, a key challenge for many fields including infectious disease.
The temporary structures, which can be degraded away with a biocompatible chemical trigger, could be useful in fabricating microfluidic devices, creating biomaterials that respond dynamically to stimuli and in patterning artificial tissue.
As students commenced their academic careers at Brown, University President Christina Paxson and Professor of Anthropology Daniel Jordan Smith urged them to listen carefully, seek new perspectives and reject an “us vs. them” mentality to advance and repair the world.