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Back in the mid-1980s, fellow Rhode Island School of Design grads Stephen Lane and Aidan Petrie formed a company devoted to providing an innovative and creative platform for introducing medical-technology products to the marketplace, among other … more
MedMates, a group dedicated to building the state’s life sciences industry, hosts a free panel discussion Wednesday, “MedTech: Lessons from the Real World.” more
Using sonar and other tools, researchers and University of Rhode Island students are mapping the Atlantic Ocean floor to measure changes after Hurricane Sandy. more
A $27 million gift to Brown University from The Warren Alpert Foundation will allow the university to expand its M.D./Ph.D. program for physician-scientists by more than tripling funding for it, and endow a professorship in the Brown Institute for Translational Science. more
Middle school girls learned about opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math fields at Tech Collective’s sixth annual STEM in the Middle Girls’ Career Expo. more
Luna Pharmaceuticals Inc., maker of Premama products, has raised more than half of a $3.5 million Series B equity round, according to a federal filing, which it plans to use it to grow sales, add employees and become profitable. more
Jennifer Rousseau, executive director of the Cherrystone Angel Group, has been named to the Global Investor Forum Advisory Board. more
Women who’ve had breast cancer surgery often live out their lives with highly visible scars reminding them of their diagnosis and surgery. more
With about one-third of babies born by cesarean delivery (colloquially called a “C-section”) in the United States, experts are looking to evaluate whether this delivery method may be overused at times, given the rapid increase in cesarean birth rates during the past decade. more
Rhode Island Hospital has been awarded a $519,344 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study the susceptibility of people to drug-resistant bacteria who have been exposed to antibiotics. more
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