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Life Sciences
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The Amgen Biotech Experience has awarded $100,000 to the University of Rhode Island so that local teachers can give high school students access to hands-on science education. more
Memorial Hospital’s Roberta Goldman will use funding obtained from the University of Southern California to quantify how patients’ experiences of pain are recorded, and how those pain indices assist physicians in treating them. more
The Miriam Hospital and Beth Deaconess Medical Center in Boston were recently awarded a $1.3 million grant to study why some patients keep weight off better than others following bariatric surgery. more
With economic development and job creation closely tied to land development, Rhode Island saw a number of real estate development projects abandoned midstream as a result of the Great Recession. Now, as our real estate economy is starting to … more
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded $2 million over four years to a team of University of Rhode Island and University of North Caroline researchers to study Lyme disease prevention and exposure among outdoor workers. more
A team of Brown researchers led by postdoctoral fellow Theresa Desrochers recently published new findings on ways in which executive functioning is managed in the brain. more
Diane Hoffman-Kim is associate professor of medical science and engineering in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biotechnology, and the Center for Biomedical Engineering at Brown University. She was lead author on a recent study showing how miniature brains can be developed in the laboratory for research purposes at surprisingly low cost. 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
A University of Rhode Island biologist received a $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant to study the genetics of three groups of parasites and single-celled organisms to help scientists build a tree of life of Earth’s living organisms. more
On Oct. 9, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Inc., will hold a breakfast featuring a cross-section of Rhode Island leaders to address the need to increase funding for cancer research. more
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