Topic: disease

University officials said risk level for Coronavirus remains low in Rhode Island and has imposed travel restrictions for students.

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Coronavirus prompts Brown travel advisory to China

February 3, 2020 0 comments

In light of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak, the University responded by advising students and faculty on travel and health precautions, preparing University health care providers to address the virus and reassuring the community.

The study on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis was conducted in part by Assistant Professor of Medical Science Nicolas Fawzi. He hopes that studying these amino acid changes will contribute to the development of a drug.

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University scientists use simulations to study proteins associated with ALS

January 24, 2018 0 comments

A new University study published in Molecular Cell examined the specific amino acid changes that cause damaging processes associated with ALS and the dementia that results from it. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as ALS, is a disease involving the death of neurons that control voluntary muscles. As these […]