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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.)

New Study Examining Women’s Breast Density Knowledge Suggests Opportunities for Improvement – The ASCO Post

Read article – Features comments by Rebecca Smith, Geisel ’17, Guarini ’17 and ’26; and Anna N. A. Tosteson, the interim director and professor of The Dartmouth Institute, professor of medicine and of community and family medicine, and the James J. Carroll 1948 Professor of Oncology, in an article about their co-authored study. The study looked into patients’ breast density knowledge and breast density’s impact on future screening intentions.

Needle-Free Epinephrine Options Are on the Horizon – WebMD

Read article – Features comments by Marcus Shaker, a professor of pediatrics and medicine, in an article about barriers to epinephrine use and potentially new needle-free epinephrine products for people with anaphylaxis. Currently, epinephrine is the only effective treatment for those with anaphylaxis. “If you’re monitoring at home, it’s really important to make sure you have access to help and to emergency services and additional epinephrine if you need it,” Shaker said.