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Newly launched lab at Brown investigating impact of environmental contaminants

Early-career researcher Jessica Plavicki is advancing understanding of how environmental contaminants interfere with heart and brain development — the formidable task of establishing her new lab should prove fruitful for decades to come.
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Brown University: NASA Twins Study finds remarkable resilience to the stress of space

A Brown assistant professor studied how the "cellular powerhouse" responds to microgravity stress markers as a part of a NASA study of identical twins...
CardioPulmonary Vascular Biology Center

Priming the Pump

Across the city of Providence, an unlikely team of researchers is emerging. A developmental biologist with row upon row of tiny fish tanks in her lab. A geneticist who seeks to understand the building blocks of human life, and by extension, human disease...
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VA Cardiopulmonary Research Center of Excellence Renewed

The National Institute for General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health awarded the CardioPulmonary Vascular Biology Center of Biomedical Research Excellence, a renewal grant of $10 million July 20, 2018, through the Ocean State Research Institute, or OSRI.