Updated May 27 at 6:28pm
Life Sciences
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Six years ago, none of the five Brown University researchers with a major new grant from the ALS Finding a Cure Foundation had even worked on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. That’s exactly why the team has a unique approach for making much-needed progress against the untreatable neurodegenerative disease. more
When a bout with MRSA nearly cost her life in 2014, Brown University gymnast Tori Kinamon developed a powerful desire to help defeat the so-called “superbug.” more
The University of Rhode Island’s Watershed Watch program, now in its 29th year, is one of the longest-running citizen science projects in Rhode Island. It works with volunteers to collect data on water quality in the state’s lakes, ponds, streams and bays, and the data are used by watershed conservation organizations, policy makers, regulators and state and local officials to make decisions that improve and protect the health of local waters. more
The Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island will hold its 15th annual Statewide Brain Injury Conference, Anchoring Hope After Brain Injury, from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m., on March 18 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Warwick. more
The Top 5 Biotechnology & Life Sciences Companies, ranked by number of local employees. more
Amy Salisbury is associate professor of pediatrics as well as associate professor of psychiatry and human behavior at Brown University. She recently authored a study about the neurological effects on newborns when their mothers have been prescribed antidepressants while carrying them. more
With in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer remaining prohibitively expensive, researchers around the world have been pursuing ovarian stimulation medications. more
Mary Carskadon is professor of psychiatry and human behavior at Brown University. She talks about a paper she published recently about children and their sensitivity to light. more
Stephen Sheinkopf, an assistant professor (research) of psychiatry and pediatrics at The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, has been awarded a $496,000 grant for his work on autism-spectrum disorders. more
Kali Thomas, Brown assistant professor of health services, policy and practice, recently published a study showing that one byproduct of Meals on Wheels’ work to deliver meals to seniors is to significantly reduce loneliness. more
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