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Karla Kaun, assistant professor of neuroscience, has received a $300,000 grant to explore memory’s role in alcohol preference and cravings.

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Researchers win grant to probe alcohol-related memories

December 3, 2014 1 comment

Karla Kaun, assistant professor of neuroscience, plans to examine how memory affects millions of fruit flies’ preference for alcohol after intoxication.

University researchers located genes linked to both diabetes and heart disease in a recent study that analyzed data from more than 15,000 women.

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Diabetes, heart disease share genetic origins

November 19, 2014 1 comment

Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease may share the same genetic origin, according to a recent study.

Urban planners should create cities with the right density in order to improve public health, according to policymakers and scholars at a forum.

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Forum explores health, urban planning ties

November 12, 2014 1 comment

Some residential neighborhoods in Providence do not have sidewalks, which is problematic, said Providence Healthy Communities Office Director Peter Asen.

Adam Leventhal ’01, chief technology officer at Delphix, kicked off the Life After Brown lecture series, which highlights career paths students may pursue after graduation, on Wednesday. Leventhal recommended that graduates not be afraid to switch jobs as their passions evolve.

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Alum advocates greater focus on entrepreneurship

November 6, 2014 1 comment

Adam Leventhal ’01 kicked off the Life After Brown Series, an initiative that seeks to expose students to the careers they can obtain after graduation

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Dennery appointed chair of pediatrics

October 27, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Phyllis Dennery will become the chair of pediatrics at the Alpert Medical School and pediatrician-in-chief at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in April.

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Summer projects wade through water pollution, teaching

October 15, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Recycled rainwater and gender divides in education took center stage Sept. 26 and Oct. 10 at the Brown-India Initiative’s Student Presentations Panel.

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Mobility-impaired individuals more likely to smoke

October 6, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Individuals with mobility impairments are more likely to be smokers and less likely to quit, according to a recent study by University researchers.

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Panel talks future of brain research

September 29, 2014 Comments are Disabled

A panel of alumni and faculty experts discussed the impact and future of the growing field of brain research Saturday morning.

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Study links communication style to adolescent weight loss

September 24, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Changes in communication between families and children could result in more success among children trying to lose weight, results of a new study indicated.

Faculty travel to Liberia to aid in fight against Ebola

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Faculty travel to Liberia to aid in fight against Ebola

September 17, 2014 1 comment

The Ebola virus epidemic may be happening thousands of miles away, but that is not stopping University faculty and students from fighting the disease.