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Alumnus Applies Nanotechnology to Study and Treat the Brain

Alumnus Applies Nanotechnology to Study and Treat the Brain

Dartmouth medical alumnus Russell Andrews (MED ’78)—a neurosurgeon in California—has been part of a collaboration between NASA and the Mayo Clinic to develop a new wireless nanoelectrode that could help people with Parkinson’s disease.

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Kathryn Kirkland Named to the Dorothy and John J. Byrne, Jr., Distinguished Chair in Palliative Medicine

Kathryn B. Kirkland, MD, a professor of medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine, section chief and director of the Palliative Medicine Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, and a 1986 graduate of the medical school has been named the Dorothy and John J. Byrne, Jr., Distinguished Chair in Palliative Medicine.

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In Pursuit of Dual Passions

Glenn Rennels’s colleagues thought it was “a lunatic move” when, in 1990, he gave up an endowed chair at MIT to work in computer technology at The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG). But for Rennels (Med’80), this was the ideal way to unite his dual passions for medicine and artificial intelligence.

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