Large study co-led by Geisel professor Christopher Amos, PhD, identified several new variants for lung cancer risk that will translate into improved understanding of the mechanisms involved in lung cancer risk.
Carrie Colla, an associate professor at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, has been chosen to participate in the 2017-2018 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows program.
Charles Barlowe, PhD, chair and professor of biochemistry and cell biology at the Geisel School of Medicine, has been named the James C. Chilcott 1920 Professor.
Thanks to a collaboration between the pharmaceutical company MedImmune and Geisel structural biologist Jason McLellan, PhD, a long-awaited vaccine to protect infants from RSV may soon become a reality. Their findings are featured as this month’s cover story in the journal Science Translational Medicine.
An advocate for evidence-based interventions, John Naslund and colleagues reviewed preliminary studies on the effectiveness of using digital technologies to treat mental disorders and summarized their finding in Lancet Psychiatry.
Pre-school age children who are exposed to child-targeted fast-food advertising on television are considerably more likely to consume fast-food products, according to a recent Dartmouth-led study published in the journal Public Health Nutrition.
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.
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.
“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.