RI institutions form neuroscience research agreement

By Niza Viñas new@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Rhode Island’s research institutions on brain science announced that they have engaged in a formal agreement to work mutually toward helping solve some of the many concerns of brain activity. The partnership with Lifespan, Brown University, University of Rhode Island, Care New England, and Providence VA Medical Center is focused on identifying the causes and treatments for a many diseases and disorders, such as epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, traumatic brain injury, stroke, and autism.  “Just as with cardiac disease and cancer, true breakthroughs in diagnosis and treatment occur only when there is collaboration among and between disciplines and institutions. This agreement presents just such a collaborative opportunity.” said Timothy J. Babineau, president and CEO of Lifespan. Babineau added that all five of the institutions…


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