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.
A recent report in Nature Neuroscience reveals that a key mechanism has been discovered in Alzheimer’s disease-related memory loss. Dartmouth researchers Bryan Luikart, PhD, and Mark Spaller, PhD, talk about these groundbreaking findings and their implications for better understanding and treating Alzheimer’s.
A compelling new study was recently published linking ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) to dietary exposure to BMAA, a nerve toxin produced by cyanobacteria. Professor Elijah Stommel comments on the new findings and its impact on his own research efforts.
Chemical & Engineering News – References comments made by David Roberts, professor of surgery and neurology, on a new optical coherence tomography (OCT) device that surgeons could potentially use to help remove tumors from the brain.
Dartmouth researchers are playing a key role in a multi-center $22.5 million, four-year effort to develop next-generation technologies to restore memory function in individuals who suffer from memory loss.
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth has received a $6.25 million gift from the estate of Susan Diamond, formerly of Omaha, Neb., to support research in neurology.
A generous gift to Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine from the family of Murray B. Bornstein, MD (D’39), will establish a neurology professorship in his name.