Mia is a sophomore and Arts and Culture editor who hails from Atlanta. When she’s not at the Herald or contemplating what to concentrate in, she enjoys jumping on trampolines, listening to the Nutcracker, and eating jelly beans, though rarely simultaneously. She dreams of one day learning how to embroider.

Articles by Mia Pattillo (38)

The arrows point to areas in a pre-surgical brain of an epilepsy patient with abnormal brain tissue. These areas were studied by U. researchers and others, who discovered that the lack of the CLOCK gene may worsen seizures.

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Modification of CLOCK gene to offer potential epilepsy treatment

October 19, 2017 0 comments

A study recently revealed that seizures in epileptic patients correlate with the lack of the “CLOCK” gene, which typically regulates circadian rhythm.

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U. researchers gauge effectiveness of 3-D, 2-D mammograms

October 15, 2017 0 comments

Many women and doctors are inclined to turn away from conventional two-dimensional mammographies.

Jim Gates theorizes on equality, skepticism in science

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Jim Gates theorizes on equality, skepticism in science

October 4, 2017 0 comments

World-recognized theoretical physicist Sylvester Gates, better known as Jim Gates, started at Brown this year as the Ford Foundation Professor of Physics.

New grant awarded for music therapy, dementia research

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New grant awarded for music therapy, dementia research

September 28, 2017 0 comments

A grant awarded to University researchers will allow them to investigate whether personalized music playlists help patients suffering from dementia.

Alzheimer’s study may provide methods of prevention, economical diagnosis

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Alzheimer’s study may provide methods of prevention, economical diagnosis

September 20, 2017 0 comments

A trial currently being conducted by University professors may be key to diagnosing Alzheimer’s at an accessible cost before the symptoms appear.

Study projects climate change to increase heat-related deaths

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Study projects climate change to increase heat-related deaths

September 13, 2017 0 comments

It’s easy to conceptualize climate change as distant environmental shifts in the future.

University awarded grant to address truth and racial healing

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University awarded grant to address truth and racial healing

September 6, 2017 0 comments

The Association of American Colleges and Universities announced it selected Brown to receive a grant to tackle racial issues and work toward racial healing.

University survey sheds light on course dropping

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University survey sheds light on course dropping

April 25, 2017 0 comments

A study revealed that only a small number of students dropped courses ­— most of which were dropped without negative impact on a student’s academic path.

Robert De Niro, Daveed Diggs ’04, Donald Hood MS’68 PHD’70, Rosmarie Waldrop, Richard Parsons and Indra Nooyi will all receive honorary degrees at this year’s Commencement ceremony.

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Diggs, De Niro among those to receive honorary degrees from University

April 23, 2017 0 comments

Each year during commencement, the University bestows honorary degrees to a group of professionals who are outstanding in their fields.

U. addresses academic code violations

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U. addresses academic code violations

April 17, 2017 0 comments

Although measures have been taken to reduce academic code violations, the numbers remain high.

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