The new agreement will create a unified, streamlined approach to administering health and medical research, positioning physicians and scientists to conduct more research to benefit patients and populations.
Children and families convened with students, faculty and professionals at the Black Men in White Coats youth summit, focused on encouraging careers and strengthening the future of health and medicine in Rhode Island.
Brown University was celebrated as a key partner and life sciences leader by state, federal officials during a groundbreaking ceremony for a new public health lab building, which will also house University and commercial lab space.
As the University commemorates 50 years of medical education at Brown, members of the Warren Alpert Medical School’s Class of 2026 celebrated a traditional rite of passage at this year’s white coat ceremony.
In a finding that could inform therapeutic targets for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, a team of Brown University neuroscientists reports on a mechanism of degeneration for the locus coeruleus region of the brain.
The Brown Corporation authorized a process to select an architect and launch a full programming phase for the building, a critical step in a long-held vision to create new laboratory space for cutting-edge life sciences research.
Led by principal investigator John Sedivy, a multi-university effort will build on recent discoveries about mechanisms of aging to understand causes and potential treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.
As volunteers with Lifespan’s Connect for Health program, dozens of Brown students each year link patients in need with available resources, with the ultimate goal of improving physical health and well-being.