On Saturday, April 21, 2018, the Geisel School of Medicine’s Class of 2020 reached an important milestone in their journey to becoming physicians when they joined faculty, family, and friends at Dartmouth-Hitchcock for Geisel’s annual Transition Ceremony.
Articles by: Timothy Dean
In a compelling new study, an international team of researchers—including Geisel’s George O’Toole, PhD—has discovered that bacteria use multigenerational “memory” to successfully form biofilm communities.
A study by a team of researchers at Geisel School of Medicine, featured in the Journal of Cell Biology, is revealing new details about cell cycle progression. Lead author James Moseley, PhD, describes how his team was able to track an elusive protein called Wee1 at the cell surface, and determine how it helps to regulate cell size and division.
First-year Geisel student Lindsay Holdcroft has been coaching youth girls’ hockey since finishing her career as a standout goalie for the Big Green in 2014. “It’s been a lot of fun teaching them skills and seeing them improve, and it’s been rewarding to see them develop and gain confidence in themselves, both on and off the ice,” she says.
Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine recently renewed its partnership agreement with Hospital Cayetano Heredia—a public university hospital in Lima, Peru, which serves as a national reference hospital in the country and is one of the leading clinical teaching and research institutions in Peru.
On Tuesday morning, Susan Dentzer D ’77, president and CEO of the Network for Excellence in Health Innovation, and a member of Geisel’s Board of Overseers, gave an informative presentation at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center to Geisel fourth-year medical students, faculty and Dartmouth-Hitchcock staff entitled, “Not Dead Yet: Policy Lessons from the Effort to Repeal and Replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).”
First-year Geisel student Marcel Brown chose a career in medicine because it will allow him to combine his strong interests in science and in working with people. “I saw the small size of Dartmouth and Geisel as a great asset, one that would promote a lot of meaningful collaboration,” he says.
Gregory Tsongalis, PhD, a professor of pathology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and director of the Laboratory for Clinical Genomics and Advanced Technology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Norris Cotton Cancer Center, has received the Jeffrey A. Kant Leadership Award from the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP).
A new study by Geisel researchers, which appears in the journal Biological Psychiatry, is shedding new light into the neurobiological basis of autism spectrum disorders.
Noted molecular biologist James Bliska, PhD, is joining the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth as a Distinguished Professor in Microbiology and Immunology and senior lead faculty member of the Personalized Treatments for Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Cluster, a cross-Dartmouth group of investigators established to develop innovative, personalized medicine and treatments for CF and lung infections caused by opportunistic pathogens.