Drs. Madan & Hoen Published in JAMA Pediatrics

Drs. Juliette Madan and Anne Hoen’s publication in JAMA Pediatrics (March 2016 issue) on delivery mode and the microbiome, “Association of Cesarean Delivery and Formula Supplementation with the Intestinal Microbiome of 6-Week-Old Infants” received considerable media attention. JAMA Pediatrics NPR Science Friday Interview Forbes Huffington Post

Dr. Christensen Publishes Paper in Nature Communications

Dr. Brock Christensen published a paper in Nature Communications identifying the role of two DNA modifications, 5-methylcytosine (5mC) and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine (5-hmC), in a set of 30 glioblastomas, and their relationship with patient survival. “An intense interest has emerged in detailing the functional role of distinct DNA modifications in both healthy […]

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Christensen Lab Publishes Data on DNA Methylation

Exciting research emerging from the Christensen lab was recently published on DNA methylation in ductal carcinoma in situ related with future development of invasive breast cancer in Clinical Epigenetics. Click here for the Manuscript. Dr. Christensen received a Young Investigator Travel Award to attend the 2016 NISBRE meeting in Washington, […]

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Dr. Hassanpour Joined Dartmouth & our Center in 2015

Dr. Saeed Hassanpour, assistant professor of data science with a secondary appointment in epidemiology was recruited to Dartmouth and the Center for Molecular Epidemiology in 2015. Dr. Hassanpour is an expert in text mining and big data analytics. Click here for Data Science Press Release

Department of Epidemiology Founded in 2014

We are excited to announce that the Dartmouth Board of Trustees approved the new academic Department of Epidemiology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. COBRE Center for Molecular Epidemiology Director, Dr. Margaret Karagas, will lead this new department. Click here to read more. For information on faculty positions […]

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Dr. Christensen Featured in an AAAS Press Release

Dr. Brock Christensen was featured an AAAS press release on “Linking Risk Factors and Disease Origins in Breast Cancer,” and he contributed to the NHDES Report Examining Health Impacts of Arsenic in Drinking Water from Private Wells in NH, October 2014. Click here for the AAAS press release Click here […]

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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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