Articles by: Samantha Major

Quantified retrospective biomonitoring of fetal and infant elemental exposure using LA-ICP-MS analysis of deciduous dentin in three contrasting human cohorts

BACKGROUND: Spatial elemental analysis of deciduous tooth dentin combined with odontochronological estimates can provide an early life (in utero to ~2 years of age) history of inorganic element exposure and status. OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate the importance of data normalization to a certified reference material to enable between-study comparisons, using populations […]

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How immune cells shape our body’s true age.

“New research by Dartmouth Cancer Center scientists has taken the first step to change that. The team, led by Ze Zhang, PhD, Lucas Salas, MD, MPH, PhD, and Brock Christensen, PhD, is diving deep into the immune system to learn how different immune cells affect epigenetic clocks, to make them […]

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Deciphering the role of immune cell composition in epigenetic age acceleration: Insights from cell-type deconvolution applied to human blood epigenetic clocks

“Deciphering the role of immune cell composition in epigenetic age acceleration: Insights from cell-type deconvolution applied to human blood epigenetic clocks,” recently published in Aging Cell. The Dartmouth Cancer Center Scientist team led by Ze Zhang, Ph.D., Lucas Salas, MD, MPH, Ph.D., and Brock Christensen, Ph.D., determined how our body’s biological age […]

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Dr. Diane Gilbert-Diamond, ScD Speaks at “The Buddha The Scientist Meeting” about Mindfulness

Dr. Diane Gilbert-Diamond, ScD teaches Mindful Physiology to undergraduates at Dartmouth. This course aims to help students understand and appreciate their own physiology. In addition to didactic lectures, students practice about 20 minutes of mindfulness during each class, during which they reflect and observe their physiology. They are also encouraged […]

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Congratulations, Hannah Laue!

Dr. Hannah Laue is the winner of the ISEE NAC 2023 Annual SNRN Abstract Contest. She is a K99 postdoctoral research associate at Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine. She received her doctorate in environmental health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Her research focuses on the role […]

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Dr. Caitlin Howe’s Interview with NH Bulletin

Dr. Caitlin Howe, an assistant professor in Epidemiology was recently interviewed by the New Hampshire Bulletin to talk about the NH Water Well-Ness Initiative which highlights some of the research from the New Hampshire Birth Cohort Studies. The full article can be read here.