Articles by: Geisel Communications

Vermont Man’s Search for a Kidney Complicated by New Rules for Organ Donations – Concord Monitor via Valley News

Read article – Sandra Potter, Geisel ’25, and Eleonore Baughan, Geisel ’25, are quoted in an article about the difficulties associated with organ donation in northern New England. Potter and Baughan are hoping to establish a “donor champion program” that connects volunteers with patients to help them search for a donor.

How New Hampshire Treatment Facilities Are Rethinking the Role of Trauma in Kids’ Behavior – VPR via NHPR

Read article – Continued coverage of comments by Kay Jankowski, an associate professor of psychiatry, in an article about trauma-informed care for children—an approach that focuses less on punishment, and more on understanding why a child might act a certain way in stressful situations and preventing them from repeating behavior that could harm themselves or others.

VISTA Emerges as a Promising Immunotherapy Target in Cancer – Targeted Oncology

Read article – Features comments by Randolph J. Noelle, a professor of microbiology and immunology, in a review about the role of VISTA (V-domain immunoglobulin suppressor of T-cell activation) as a promising target in cancer immunotherapy. “VISTA is an exciting new target on its own and in combination with other checkpoint inhibitors,” Noelle said. “VISTA can control the steady-state activity of the resting immune system and should allow for heightened antitumor immune response.”

In New Hampshire Healthcare Market, It Pays to Shop Around – New Hampshire Business Review via Concord Monitor

Read article – Continued coverage of comments by Elliot Fisher, professor of the Dartmouth Institute, medicine, and community and family medicine, in an article about the great cost variation between New Hampshire’s health care organizations. Fisher states that higher costs of care are almost always passed on to patients. “All of it is either passed on in terms of the price they pay through their high-deductible health plan because they have to pay the first perhaps five or ten thousand dollars,” Fisher said. “Otherwise, it’s built into their premiums.”

How New Hampshire Treatment Facilities Are Rethinking the Role of Trauma in Kids’ Behavior – NHPR

Read article – Features Kay Jankowski, an associate professor of psychiatry, in an article about trauma-informed care for children—an approach that focuses less on punishment, and more on understanding why a child might act a certain way in stressful situations and preventing them from repeating behavior that could harm themselves or others.