An article published in the journal Science provides support for a new—and still controversial—understanding of the immune system.
Articles by: Amos Esty
Helping Physicians Help Patients Quit Smoking
Over the next year, Dartmouth researchers will carry out a pilot study to determine if a new standardized protocol can help smokers with vascular disease quit smoking.
Twenty Years Later: Alumni Reflect on Two Decades in Medicine
Twenty years ago, when they were profiled in Dartmouth Medicine, Jane Auger, Ben Gardner, and Angela Erdrich were Dartmouth medical students and just starting their medical careers. They look back on the changes they’ve seen personally and professionally over the past two decades.
Examining the Link Between Leptin and Infant Development
A close look at the hormone leptin has revealed a link between methylation of the leptin gene and the development of male infants. The study was led by associate professor Carmen Marsit and graduate student Corina Lesseur.
Marc Feldman (’84): Deception Perception
Marc Feldman has dedicated his career to little understood and difficult to treat factitious disorders, including Munchausen syndrome and Munchausen by Proxy.
Treating addiction with technology
A recent trial led by Lisa Marsch, an associate professor of psychiatry at Geisel, could help extend the reach of evidence-based behavioral health treatments.
Expert Insight: The limitations of personal genetics
Dartmouth Medicine asked geneticist Jason Moore about his thoughts on the FDA’s decision to order 23andMe, a company that provides personal genetic testing, to stop selling its genetic test for health-related purposes.