New Study Sheds Light on Genetic Mutations in Autism Disorders

Recent research has linked autism with a lack of “pruning” in developing brain connections, but a new study by researchers at Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine suggests instead it is the excessive growth of new connections that causes sensory overload in people with the disorder.  Read more »

Poverty, Healthcare & Access: Where Do We Go from Here? 2015 MLK Celebration

The 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at the Geisel School of Medicine will explore current limitations barring universal access to healthcare, and the underlying problems in order to contemplate opportunities for meaningful progress.  Read more »

Nara Michaelson: Music and Medicine in Concert

As both an aspiring physician and a musician, first-year Geisel medical student Nara Michaelson believes rather than being at odds, music can complement, renew, and strengthen a life in medicine.  Read more »

Geisel School of Medicine Adds New Departments to Enhance Research and Education Mission

The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth has announced the addition of two new basic science departments, Biomedical Data Science and Epidemiology.  Read more »

Low Income Kids Eat More Fruits and Vegetables When They are in School

The fruits and vegetables provided at school deliver an important dietary boost to low income adolescents, according to a new study by researchers at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center and The Hood Center for Children and Families at Dartmouth.  Read more »

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Williamson Translation Research Building

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Geisel Moves Into Top 20 of Best Medical Schools

Geisel is now ranked in the top 20 of medical schools nationally for primary care, climbing 13 spots to 18th in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report's Best Medical Schools rankings.

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