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BEST OF BROWN MEDICINE
Spring 2012
Meeting of the Minds
Brown Institute for Brain Science members explore the mysteries of the brain.
Meeting of the Minds
Neuroscientists, engineers, psychiatrists, applied mathematicians, surgeons, and other experts explore how we hurt, how we fear, how we see, how we connect, and how we learn.
Fall 2012
Lights Will Guide You Home
Caregivers guide children and families through lifeís final journey.
Lights Will Guide You Home
Doctors focus on providing support to patients and families near the end of life. Palliative care may comfort the patient and ease the transition.
Spring 2011
Medicine Avenue
Sometimes, the best laid plans are less fulfilling than the surprises.
Medicine Avenue
Though not the life he envisioned, Michael Tso '90 MD'94 finds community and purpose on a New Hampshire mountainside.
Winter 2011
Everything We Can
How much care is too much.
Everything We Can
Intensive care at the end of life may be creating a worse experience for the patient-and it's costly. Will patient-centered care, based on patientsí values and wishes rather than local practice, help save money?
Fall 2010
Anatomy Lesson
Ever wonder what anatomy class is like today?
Anatomy Lesson
As long as there has been a medical school at Brown, there have been great anatomy teachers. These days students find inspiration in morphology course director Dale Ritter.
Spring 2010
Snakes on a Plane
... and lizards and diseases and other scary stuff.
Snakes on a Plane
Humans have upended the balance of animal habitats, inadvertently bringing a hail of infectious diseases upon us. Conservation medicine tries to understand whatís going on, and how to stop it.
Winter 2010
Heavy Hitter
New center treats sports-related concussions.
Heavy Hitter
At Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, neurologist Mason Gasper has created a center of excellence in concussion care and sports medicine for high school and college athletes.
Winter 2010
Running with the Boys
How Shelley Cyr stays at the front of the pack.
Running with the Boys
Cyr, an associate dean who oversees faculty affairs, graduate medical education, and women in medicine, is also a physician and a cancer survivor.
Winter 2010
Room to Grow
A new approach to neonatal intensive care nurtures the whole family.
Room to Grow
Bigger, better, brighter -- good for hospital rooms and children.
Fall 2009
Imagine That!
Better living through engineering.
Imagine That!
The bright blue gel on Tom Websterís desk looks more like the latest hair product than a nanomaterial with the ability to hold a human bone together. But thatís what makes it such a cool trick for kids.
Fall 2009
Safekeeping
A psychiatrist wonders how to prevent what he cannot predict.
Safekeeping
Hilary Asher walked into the emergency room on a Friday night in May, three hundred and sixty-four days after trying to hang herself. She was neither intoxicated nor psychotic and her vital signs were normal.
 
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