A highly ranked and dedicated competitive surfer, Alec Fisher ’19 decided to give up the sport to pursue a life in medicine.
Congratulations to the Geisel School of Medicine’s Urban Health Scholars program—recipient of a 2016 Dartmouth College Martin Luther King Jr. Social Justice Award.
A compelling new study was recently published linking ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) to dietary exposure to BMAA, a nerve toxin produced by cyanobacteria. Professor Elijah Stommel comments on the importance of the new findings and its impact on his own research efforts into this deadly neurodegenerative disorder.
At the 2nd Annual Geisel School of Medicine Alumni Awards ceremony on Nov. 6, eight alumni were honored for their transformative contributions to medicine and public health, as well as their service to the medical school.
A $10 million gift from an anonymous donor combined with a $5 million matching gift, also anonymous, will accelerate research aimed at finding better treatments and ultimately a cure for cystic fibrosis at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
Was the Ebola vaccine 100% effective, or 100% lucky? The good money is on a percentage somewhere in between, but in truth, we will never know.