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Epidemiology Researchers Find Sex-specific Influence of Arsenic on Gut Microbiome in Infants

Anne Hoen, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, and Margaret Karagas, Professor and Chair of Epidemiology, recently published a study in Nature Scientific Reports on the effect that exposures to low levels of arsenic has on the developing infant gut microbiome, and how this effect differs by sex. This study was supported by the […]

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Anne Hoen, Brock Christensen, and Sara Lundgren publish study on maternal diet and infant gut microbiome

Anne Hoen, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Brock Christensen, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, and Sara Lundgren, graduate student in the Quantitative Biomedical Sciences PhD program, recently published a study in Microbiome exploring the potential link between a pregnant mother’s diet and her developing baby’s gut microbiome. Findings of the study were featured in […]

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Associate Professor Diane Gilbert-Diamond awarded $2.8 million NIH grant to study food consumption and adiposity in children

Diane Gilbert-Diamond, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, was just awarded a $2.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the relation between genetic factors, food cues, and self-regulation with excess food consumption and adiposity in children. This award will be funded through the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute […]

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An optimized library for reference-based deconvolution of whole-blood biospecimens assayed using the Illumina HumanMethylationEPIC BeadArray

Epidemiology Postdoc, Dr. Lucas Salas (Brock Christensen’s lab) and fellow researchers have come up with a new and more precise reference library for adult blood cell deconvolution using Illumina EPIC DNA methylation microarrays. The improved library minimizes experimental artifacts and variability associated with small changes in different cell subpopulations in […]

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New QBS Epidemiology MS program approved!

A new QBS MS in Epidemiology has been approved by the graduate faculty council. This program offers rigorous interdisciplinary preparation for careers in biomedical research, private industry, government agencies, and nonprofit health organizations. The program’s emphasis on quantitative training will provide graduates with a competitive edge in the fields of […]

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Postdoctoral Fellowship – Center for Molecular Epidemiology at Dartmouth

The Center for Molecular Epidemiology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship designed to cross-train scientists in the fields of epidemiology, bioinformatics, biostatistics and health data science. The Center for Molecular Epidemiology is funded by an Institutional Development Award (IDeA) from the National […]

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Applications now accepted for new trainee travel award!

To promote our education and training mission, funds for travel to scientific conferences will be awarded to one student/postdoctoral fellow per term. Awards are $1,000.00 each.  Priority will be given to QBS PhD students and those who have not previously received this award. Deadlines will be October 1, December 15, […]

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Immune epigenetic biomarkers of bladder cancer outcomes

Associate Professor of Epidemiology Brock Christensen has received a new R01 to study biomarkers of bladder cancer.  The grant proposes to leverage an existing population-based study of bladder cancer that includes a range of patient age groups, has several years of follow up, includes patient treatment and outcome data, as […]

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