Articles by: Jennifer Durgin

The endowment is named in honor of two luminaries from Dartmouth’s medical school: Elmer Pfefferkorn, PhD (L), Emeritus Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, and Allan Munck, PhD (R), Emeritus Professor of Physiology and Neurobiology

Inaugural Munck-Pfefferkorn Grants Bring Research Closer to the Marketplace and Helping Patients

The Geisel School of Medicine has announced the inaugural recipients of the annual Munck-Pfefferkorn Awards. Named in honor of two luminaries from the medical school, the endowed award funds new biomedical research projects at Geisel that have high potential to benefit patients and to generate future revenue through grants or entrepreneurial endeavors.

The 2015-16 Syvertsen Scholars include, from left to right, Wade Harrison, Emily Atwood, Bryan Pyfer, and Cynthia Hahn, in addition to Katerina Byanova and Aaron Steen, who are not pictured. (Photo by Tom McNeill.)

MD-PhD Student Cynthia Hahn Named 2015-16 Syvertsen Fellow

Cynthia Hahn has been named this year’s Rolf C. Syvertsen Fellow. Earlier this month, Hahn and five of her classmates were chosen as the 2015-16 Syvertsen Scholars. These merit awards honor the memory of Dr. Rolf C. Syvertsen, a former professor of anatomy, long-time dean, and beloved mentor to Dartmouth medical students from 1923 to 1960.