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Taking the next steps in centralizing and building on its research capabilities, Lifespan announced Monday the creation of the Clinical Research Center, to be based at the health care conglomerate’s Coro Building in Providence’s Knowledge District, as well as at The Miriam Hospital in the city’s East Side. more
The University of Rhode Island recently honored professor of microbiology Paul Cohen with a place in the college’s Environment and Life Sciences Hall of Fame, along with a newly established scholarship in his name to support graduate students studying cell and molecular biology. The Paul Cohen Graduate Mentorship Fund will not only help support students with an interest in Cohen’s field, but will also underscore the importance of mentorship in the sciences – an area Cohen has been successfully nurturing throughout his long career at the university. more
MedMates, a health care technology network created to encourage collaboration within and strengthen Rhode Island’s health-tech ecosystem, will hold its first event of the year on Thursday to bring together early stage startups with industry mentors. more
Rhode Island is filled with brilliant, creative people, the ones who make a difference. Featured on Page 1 of this week’s edition is Sean C. Deoni, an assistant professor of engineering at Brown University. more
Just a block or so from the busy shops and restaurants of Providence’s Thayer Street, a potentially significant research project is underway that requires soft lights, whispering research assistants and a quiet baby nursery. more
For biomedical researcher Niall G. Howlett, getting $500,000 in startup funding to set up a laboratory seven years ago was critical to establishing roots to pursue research here in Rhode Island. more
Dr. Robert Leonard, chief surgeon and founder of Leonard Hair Transplant Associates, was recently accepted into the first class of fellows at the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, where he is founding secretary and past president. Comprised of 61 surgeons, Leonard and his peers are distinguished as top professionals in the hair-restoration industry. more
DARTMOUTH – Assistant biology professor Robert Drew of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has been awarded the National Science Foundation CAREER award, which recognizes young, on-the-rise faculty members within their respective fields of education and research. more
Thundermist Health Center recently received a $75,000 grant from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) to fund a new initiative, Impacting Obesity Together: Woonsocket, which focuses on increasing healthy diets and physical activity among low-income Woonsocket families. more
In 2011, National Institutes of Health grants totaling $152.8 million supported 2,148 jobs in Rhode Island. Nationally, NIH funding supported 432,094 jobs and generated more than $62 billion in economic activity. Yet federal support of basic scientific research continues to decline as the government looks for ways to trim expenses. more
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