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Life Sciences
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Seventeen years ago EpiVax Inc. spun out of a laboratory at Brown University – a high-risk but high-reward company whose founders had made an innovative discovery. Today the self-funded, Providence-headquartered company is at the … more
A key piece of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's strategy to help create more high-paying jobs is to develop a more robust medical technology and life sciences sector. Four years ago, a group of businesses in the med-tech sector formed an industry … more
Ross McCurdy, a science teacher at Ponaganset High School in Scituate, was recognized at the White House as a merit winner of the Richard C. Bartlett Award and the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Education. McCurdy's hands-on … more
After receiving surgery for stage 3 rectal cancer three years ago, Pamela Lambert's oncologist asked her if she could go to the bathroom without issues and she lied. "When he first asked me, I would outright lie to him because I didn't want … more
Medtronic PLC will spend as much as $458 million to buy Twelve Inc., becoming the latest medical-device giant to buy an experimental product to replace the heart’s mitral valve without open-heart surgery. more
The four members of Rhode Island’s congressional delegation all recently received petitions from individuals representing One Degree, a nationwide effort to increase medical research at the National Cancer Institute by $1 billion over two years. more
Thomas Webster, professor and chair of Northeastern University's Department of Chemical Engineering and president of the U.S. Society for Biomaterials, has been selected for the 580 Wenzhou City Overseas Talent Program Award. Webster focuses his … more
Rhode Island Medical Imaging recently opened a new satellite imaging center at 982 Tiogue Avenue. The office is providing X-ray and ultrasound exams. more
Pomegranates and other so-called “superfoods” are known by scientists to have positive effects on the brain by improving functions such as memory and cognition. But a team of University of Rhode Island researchers has discovered it may not be the “superfoods” themselves that have positive effects, but rather the way these foodstuffs interact with the body’s microflora during gut microbial metabolism that could lead to breakthroughs in protecting against Alzheimer’s. more
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