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Topic: Research

The Advance-CTR program supports early-career researchers, especially those who seek to apply research in the lab to real world outcomes.

News, Science & Research

Brown-based Advance Center for Translational Research receives $19.9M in federal funding

September 8, 2021 0 comments

Last month, the National Institute of General Medical Sciences awarded the University’s Advance Clinical and Translational Research program a $19.9M grant. This grant provides additional funding following an initial sum received in 2016.  

Brown researchers find political partisanship greatest predictive factor of COVID-19 safe behaviors

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Brown researchers find political partisanship greatest predictive factor of COVID-19 safe behaviors

July 16, 2021 0 comments

Neither perceived risk nor actual risk of COVID-19 infection predict rates of mask wearing and social distancing, according to a study published by researchers from the University’s Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences department in June.

Researchers test treatments for mutations causing rare neurodevelopmental disease

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Researchers test treatments for mutations causing rare neurodevelopmental disease

April 5, 2021 0 comments

Research suggests that cells expressing characteristics related to the condition of Christianson syndrome respond differently to treatment depending on the type of underlying mutation in a gene associated with the syndrome.

The annual Salomon Faculty Research Award recognizes "excellence in scholarship," VP for Research Jill Pipher said.

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2021 Salomon Awards grant funds 16 projects

March 30, 2021 0 comments

The Office of the Vice President for Research announced 16 recipients of the 2021 Richard B. Salomon Faculty Research Awards Mar. 10.

High rates of burnout burden lesbian, gay, bisexual medical students

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High rates of burnout burden lesbian, gay, bisexual medical students

March 29, 2021 0 comments

Lesbian, gay and bisexual medical students are more likely to experience burnout and to report perceived mistreatment by other members of the medical community than their heterosexual classmates are, according to a study published last month conducted by Brown and Yale researchers. 

Rogers and his co-author Jack Turner hoped to fill a gap in the existing political theory scholarship.

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Political science professor publishes “African American Political Thought: A Collected History”

March 25, 2021 0 comments

In an effort to expand and nuance the literary canon of political theory, Associate Professor of Political Science Melvin Rogers published an essay collection last month titled “African American Political Thought: A Collected History.” 

University researchers monitor effects of COVID-19 vaccines in nursing home residents

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University researchers monitor effects of COVID-19 vaccines in nursing home residents

March 15, 2021 1 comment

A University researcher is leading a national effort to track vaccine adverse events in nursing home residents who have received the COVID-19 vaccine.

Professor of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences Alberto Saal and his colleague late Carnegie scientist Erik Hauri offer new research findings about the Moon's early history and formation through the study of Apollo rock samples.

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University researchers study Apollo rock samples to understand Moon’s early history

March 8, 2021 0 comments

Professor of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences Alberto Saal and his colleague, late Carnegie scientist Erik Hauri analyzed sulfur isotopes in samples of volcanic glass collected during NASA’s Apollo 15 and 17 missions to understand the Moon’s formation and early history in a study published Feb. 24.

The OVPR estimates for every dollar the University invests in Seed research projects, it will gain $13 more in additional funding.

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2021 Seed Awards grant 18 projects $1 million in total

March 8, 2021 0 comments

Recipients of the 2021 Seed Awards will receive a total of $1 million in funding according to a Feb. 22 Today@Brown announcement from the Office of the Vice President for Research. 

The Cancer Center at Brown University announced the funding of eight pilot projects. The funds are designed to help researchers obtain data for new projects that will make them competitive for outside funding in the future.

News, Science & Research

U. Cancer Center pilot projects: developing cancer therapeutics

March 1, 2021 0 comments

The Cancer Center at Brown University announced the funding of eight pilot projects that aim to innovate and pioneer in the field of cancer research last December.