The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has renewed its Cancer Center Support Grant to Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) at Dartmouth, continuing NCCC’s designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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.
Dartmouth researchers have presented a comprehensive review of the role of sex hormones in the female reproductive tract and evidence supporting a “window of vulnerability” to HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
The close-knit community of faculty and students at Dartmouth helped alumnus Emil Ray Dominguez ’85 to prepare for and achieve his goal to work with children in underserved Latino communities.
A grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund will help facilitate stronger collaborations between computational scientists and biomedical researchers in order to maximize the potential of big data to improve human health.
In an opinion piece at CNN.com, Dr. James D. Sargent, theStuart Professor of Pediatric Oncology, says that parents should approach ads for alcoholic beverages with great caution in light of a new study led by Dr. Sargent and his colleagues, which showed that youths’ exposure to alcohol advertisements influenced their drinking behaviors.
The Wall Street Journal – In this opinion piece, H. Gilbert Welch, professor of medicine, argues against “knee-jerk medicine,” in which doctors attempt to “fix” patients’ ailments by prescribing more medications or procedures, as opposed to taking a less invasive approach.