Sandi Nusinoff Lehrman ’69 MD’76 and Stephen A. Lehrman ’73 have seen two grandchildren battle a rare neurological disease. Through their philanthropy, they're supporting Brown's Center for Translational Neuroscience in its crusade to discover new treatments for rare brain diseases.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Jha has been a national advocate for effective testing and prevention strategies. Now as the new dean of the rapidly growing School of Public Health, he's bringing together minds from every corner of Brown to tackle the public health crises of today and tomorrow.
With continued momentum in support of Brown’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, new BrownTogether gifts and grants are catalyzing research on race and inequity, and supporting students from underrepresented groups.
Cancer doesn’t take a break, not even for a worldwide pandemic. The newly established Cancer Center at Brown University, directed by Dr. Wafik El-Deiry, is making sure advances in research and improvements to patient care continue uninterrupted.
Backed with alumni support, the newly formed Climate Social Science Network is working to understand why climate change has become such a divisive issue—and how to counter the misinformation and barriers to progress surrounding it.
From providing emergency support to students during a global pandemic to game-changing research in malaria, we're looking back at some important accomplishments supported by Brown donors in a year that was anything but ordinary.
From climate change to racial inequity, the students, faculty, and researchers of the Cogut Institute are tackling the biggest issues of our time—and proving why the humanities are more important than ever.
In a conversation with leaders of Brown’s Carney Institute for Brain Science, two Brown neuroengineers explored how brain-computer interfaces promise to help restore movement in people with brain or spinal disorders.
A prominent global voice on COVID-19 and the new dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, Dr. Jha weighs in on lessons from the pandemic and how educators can best train future leaders in health and medicine.
The Carney Institute for Brain Science is taking an unparalleled approach to artificial intelligence, neurodegeneration, and chronic disease prevention by bringing together brilliant minds across Brown.
Several faculty members across disciplines have shifted their research and community engagement efforts to focus specifically on COVID-19. Through their expertise and collaboration, they're providing a guide for addressing both the immediate and future effects of this global health and economic crisis.
From climate trackers to voting systems, online security to racial bias in policing, the DSI—through director Bjorn Sandstede—is bringing Brown’s experts together to better understand (and improve) our world.
Professor Tricia Rose PhD ’93 talks about Brown’s action plan—from the ambitious vision to specific implementation goals—and helps “unpack the invisible practices that create the exclusions” in the first place.
In a competitive academic landscape, endowed professorships supported by the BrownTogether campaign give Brown the means to attract and retain the best teachers and scholars, advancing the academic excellence and mission of the University.
By bringing together Brown’s Warren Alpert Medical School and six medical practices employing more than 500 doctors, BPI will enable a new level of coordination for research, teaching and clinical care in southern New England.
Brown’s new Biomedical Innovation Fund has made two grants to accelerate the commercialization of technologies — one for diagnosing drug dependence in newborns and a second for discovering anti-ALS medicines.