Articles by: Geisel Communications

Did Researchers Really Uncover the Cause of SIDS? – The Scientist

Read article – Eugene E. Nattie, professor emeritus of molecular and systems biology, is quoted in an article about the challenges of communicating nuanced research in the era of social media. Nattie expressed reservations about a study that found a potential link between a biomarker and a greater risk of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome). Nattie’s reservations echoed a newsletter by economist Emily Oster that argues that the study has been vastly exaggerated to the point of being misleading.

Mysterious Child Hepatitis Outbreak: U.K. Study May Identify a Prime Suspect – Fox News

Read article – Features comments by Daniel R. Lucey MED ’81, a clinical professor of medicine, in an article about an outbreak of hepatitis among children in the U.S. “A fundamental question is whether there is a characteristic pattern in the pathology of the liver in these patients,” Lucey said. (Picked up by Yahoo! News, Healthy Duck, and others.)

Improving Breast Cancer Imaging with a Deep-Learning Algorithm – AZO Optics

Read article – Features an interview with Keith Paulsen, the Robert A. Pritzker Professor of Biomedical Engineering and professor of radiology, about his research into improving breast cancer detection. “Working with a number of faculty colleagues at Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering and Geisel School of Medicine, we have developed a very productive and well-funded research program in biomedical engineering and imaging,” Paulsen said.

Growing Number of U.S. States Reporting Mysterious Hepatitis Outbreaks Among Children – Amedpost via Fox News

Read article – Continued coverage of comments by Daniel R. Lucey, a clinical professor of medicine, in an article about an outbreak of hepatitis among children in the U.S. “One potential important clue that has not been reported yet is the pathology of the liver (from patients in Europe). The 17 liver transplant cases across several countries means that a detailed analysis of the microscopic histopathology of the liver in these cases is available,” Lucey said.

Growing Number of U.S. States Reporting Mysterious Hepatitis Outbreaks Among Children – Fox News

Read article – Quotes Daniel R. Lucey, a clinical professor of medicine, in an article about an outbreak of hepatitis among children in the U.S. “One potential important clue that has not been reported yet is the pathology of the liver (from patients in Europe). The 17 liver transplant cases across several countries means that a detailed analysis of the microscopic histopathology of the liver in these cases is available,” Lucey said.

Dartmouth to Award Prize to Creator of Groundbreaking COVID-19 Vaccine Technology (Video) – WMUR

Watch video – Creator of coronavirus vaccine technology Jason McLellan, a former faculty member at the Geisel School of Medicine, will be honored by Dartmouth for his groundbreaking research that laid the foundation for the COVID-19 vaccine. McLellan has been named the recipient of Dartmouth’s inaugural “McGuire Family Prize for Societal Impact” and will receive $100,000. (Picked up by MSN.)