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Behavioral Health in Your Pocket

At the Center for Technology and Behavioral Health (CTBH) at the Geisel School of Medicine, we develop and evaluate digital technologies, delivered via mobile devices, to provide anytime, anywhere, science-based behavioral health care. Read full story here.

Prolonging Health in Babies with Cystic Fibrosis

“Newborn babies with CF are often indistinguishable from other newborns and are beautiful, healthy babies,” explains Juliette Madan MED ’00, MS, an associate professor of epidemiology and pediatrics at the Geisel School of Medicine and a neonatologist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. The complications arise within the first weeks and months of life. […]

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Taking on Cystic Fibrosis

Seventeen years ago, Sam Neff began receiving care for his cystic fibrosis (CF) at Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Manchester, New Hampshire, clinic—90 miles south of the main medical center. At the time, his parents didn’t know they were accessing a renowned team of physicians, nurses, scientists, and health-system researchers, all working toward a […]

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Immune Cells vs. Cancer

Scientists are engineering immune cells to find and kill tumor cells. Geisel immunologist Charles Sentman, PhD, and colleagues from across Dartmouth are developing CAR T-cell therapies that can potentially treat nearly 80-90% of human tumors, as explained in this video. Read more about Dartmouth’s CAR T-cells. Learn more about Immunotherapy Innovation […]

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Koop Institute Inspires Young Scholars in Prevention Science

Do teens who use e-cigarettes eventually take up cigarette smoking? How do fast-food commercials contribute to overeating in young children? Does alcohol advertising influence underage drinking? Faculty and students at Dartmouth’s C. Everett Koop Institute conduct the research needed to answer these questions. “As citizens and consumers, people have a […]

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Solving the Dilemmas of Detection and Delivery

When something goes awry in the brain, the consequences are often devastating. But neuromodulation—the use of stimulating electrical signals or miniscule devices to alter the way the nervous system functions—is opening new horizons in neurological healing. Arti Gaur, PhD, assistant professor of neurology at the Geisel School of Medicine and […]

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Mutations, Medications, and Persistence

Matching patients’ genetic profiles with effective treatments requires a highly skilled team of scientists and caregivers, a state-of-the-art pathology lab, and a willingness to chart a new course when needed. Two years ago, VitaMarie “Vivi” Torres was diagnosed with metastatic pancreatic cancer and told she probably had 6-12 months to […]

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A Dartmouth Student Takes On CF

  Dartmouth College undergraduate Sam Neff D ’21 fights cystic fibrosis (CF) every day by following a strict treatment regimen, by contributing to CF research in Geisel’s Lung Biology Center, and by participating in a clinical trial at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. “I think there could be a cure to CF in my […]

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Cancer Center Videos

Dartmouth’s Cancer Center is a core component of Geisel’s Interaction campaign and of Dartmouth College’s The Call to Lead campaign. Watch the videos below to learn how the Cancer Center is advancing cancer prevention and treatment. Read more about Dartmouth’s Cancer Center. Prevent. Cure. Innovate – A message from Dr. Steven […]

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