Read article – Lesley Jarvis, an associate professor of medicine, is one of the recipients of A Grant of Her Own: The Women Scientists Innovation Award for Cancer Research. The grants are focused on advancing cancer research by investing $8 million in the work of 11 women scientists.
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Read article – Erin Reigh, an assistant professor of medicine, is quoted in an article about managing allergies while pregnant. “Most asthma flares that occur in pregnancy occur in the late second trimester and third trimester,” Reigh said. “Fortunately, most of these patients go back to their pre-pregnancy asthma control within three months of delivery.”
Read article – Research by Robert Klein, a former postdoctoral research fellow, is featured in an article about psychological flexibility. The study supported the psychological flexibility theory and found that people with greater variability in emotional highs and lows were happier and more satisfied across the daily assessments.
Watch video – Features Saeed Hassanpour, an associate professor of biomedical data science, in a segment about how the Geisel School of Medicine and the Dartmouth Cancer Center are launching a new Center for Precision Health and Artificial Intelligence. “AI is a tool that if used correctly can improve and augment the care and improve the care for patients,” Hassanpour said. “Makes it more accurate and also more affordable.”
Read article – Features a study by Geisel School of Medicine researchers into the response to placebos in migraine prevention trials. “We found a statistically significant increase in the placebo response in preventive migraine trials from 1990 to 2021. The increase was not constant over the years or detectable when the outcome was reported as a dichotomous variable,” the study reports.
Read article – The New Hampshire Birth Cohort Study–operated out of the Geisel School of Medicine–was one of eight groups that provided data for a national study led by the National Institutes of Health that found prenatal exposure to PFAS is linked to slightly higher body mass index and obesity risk in children. (Picked up by Merrimack, NH Patch.)
Read article – Quotes Saeed Hassanpour, an associate professor of biomedical data science, and Steven Leach, director of the Dartmouth Cancer Center, in a feature story about how the Geisel School of Medicine and the Dartmouth Cancer Center are launching a new Center for Precision Health and Artificial Intelligence. “It is a very active domain of research,” said Hassanpour, who is the center’s inaugural director. “There’s a lot of promise.”
Watch video – Nadine Carter, an instructor in medicine, is featured in a podcast about diabetes in later life. “According to ADA, 29% of people over 65 have diabetes. Most of that’s Type 2, but more and more are also living longer with Type 1, so these people are aging into their seventies and eighties with Type 1 diabetes, which is wonderful,” Carter said.
Read article – The New Hampshire Birth Cohort Study operated out of the Geisel School of Medicine is featured in an article about a larger study into the effects on BMI when exposed to PFAS prenatally.