Cherenkov Effect Improves Radiation Therapy for Patients with Cancer

Investigators from Dartmouth’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center published new findings about how the complex parts of the blue light known as the Cherenkov Effect can be measured and used in dosimetry to make radiation therapies safer and more effective.  Read more »

Falk Foundation Grant Advances Translational Research in Scleroderma

Ground-breaking discoveries about a rare and debilitating family of diseases has earned Geisel genetics researcher Michael Whitfield, a highly competitive Catalyst Award from the Dr. Ralph and Marian Falk Medical Research Trust.  Read more »

Google-style Ranking Used to Describe Gene Connectivity

Using the technique known as "Gene Rank", Dartmouth investigator Eugene Demidenko, PhD, captured and described a new characterization of gene connectivity in "Microarray Enriched Gene Rank," published in BioData Mining. The effective computer algorithm can be used to compare tissues across or within organisms at great speed with a simple laptop computer.  Read more »

Syvertsen Fellow Seeks to Combine Research and Clinical Practice to Broaden Impact of Patient Care

Geisel MD-PhD student and 2014-2015 Syvertsen Fellow Fadzai Chinyengetere wants to use the knowledge and skills she has developed at Dartmouth to help improve health care in Sub-Saharan Africa.  Read more »

Helping Women Make Better Decisions About Their Health

Decision scientists, such as Elissa Ozanne, are helping women to better understand the risks they face, whether perceived or actual, when thinking about breast cancer.  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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