There is an important association between eating fish and seafood with higher levels of mercury and being at a higher risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), according to a preliminary study released this week.
Three Geisel School of Medicine faculty—Jocelyn Chertoff, MD, Petra Lewis, MBBS, and Nancy McNulty, MD (MED’95)—collectively received four awards from the Association of University Radiologists (AUR) for their contributions to the field of radiology.
In a briefing to the House Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, Geisel professor Lisa Marsch, PhD, Principal Investigator of the Northeast Node of the National Drug Abuse (NIDA) Clinical Trials Network, presented data from her NIDA-funded New Hampshire Hot Spot Study on heroin and synthetic drug use.
Shawn O’Leary, director of the Office for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement at Geisel, has received the Holly Fell Sateia Award, one of four Martin Luther King Jr. Social Justice Awards given this year as part of the Dartmouth community’s month-long celebration honoring the life and legacy of the civil rights leader.
“We see this as a way to transform mental health treatment,” says Geisel’s William Hudenko.
Dartmouth researcher Ambrose Cheung, MD, has received a 2017 Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award, one of only a few given annually to top physician-scientists in the U.S. The award will support Cheung’s promising research to develop a vaccine or drug to combat MRSA—virulent staph bacteria causing infections that are increasingly resistant to antibiotics.
Nearly 140 students, residents, faculty, community preceptors, mid-level providers, and nurses attended an Educators’ Symposium hosted by Geisel and Dartmouth-Hitchcock on January 6-7 at DHMC in Lebanon.
A new Dartmouth study shows that travel time is not a deterrent to radiation therapy for treatment of prostate cancer in New Hampshire.
Meeting for the first time at a Harvard Macy Institute course in early fall, two Geisel faculty with a shared interest in learning how to leverage the Web and social media to create learning networks, came together as part of a collegial think tank dedicated to harnessing new perspectives in practicing medicine and educating medical students.
Arminja Kettenbach, PhD, an assistant professor of Biochemistry and Cell Biology at Geisel, recently received two high-profile grant awards to support her research in proteomics, which is shedding new light on what goes wrong in cell division during cancer.