Read article – Jay Dunlap, a professor of molecular and systems biology and of biochemistry and cell biology, is featured in an article about bioluminescent fungi. “There is a whole lot more that we do not know than that we do know,” Dunlap said.
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Read article – President Sian Leah Beilock writes an opinion piece about the intersection of the youth mental health crisis in the U.S. and technology usage. Throughout the piece, Beilock references the work of Lisa Marsch, a professor of psychiatry and biomedical data science, and Andrew Campbell, a professor of computer science, and notes that the seven U.S. surgeon generals will congregate at Dartmouth to discuss the mental health crisis. “Beating the mental health crisis will require meeting kids where they are—on their devices,” President Beilock writes.
Read article – Steven Woloshin, MED ’96, a professor of The Dartmouth Institute, co-authors an opinion piece about providing patients with information with their prescriptions. “Patients need to know how much experts know, so that they understand what kind of gamble they are taking,” Woloshin writes.
Read article – A Doctor’s Dozen: Twelve Strategies for Personal Health and a Culture of Wellnessby Catherine Florio Pipas, a clinical professor of medical education, is included in a list of top wellness resources for doctors.
Read article – A feature story about how the National Institute on Aging has granted $16.2 million to a team of researchers led by Amber Barnato, chair and professor of The Dartmouth Institute, for a study of inequity in Alzheimer’s care.
Read article – Peter Wright, a professor of pediatrics and an infectious disease physician, is featured in an article about the announcement that Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Geisel School of Medicine researchers are working to develop a new COVID-19 vaccine that would be administered using a nasal spray.
Read article – Martin Gross, an assistant professor of surgery, is mentioned in an article about erectile dysfunction as an early indicator of other health issues. Gross states that erectile dysfunction is usually the result of vascular issues that inhibit blood flow to the penis.
Read article – Cody Meissner, a professor of pediatrics and medicine, is featured in a fact-checking article about RSV injections. “In any large randomized clinical trial there will be a certain number of deaths,” Meissner said. “Remember, the important thing is to look at why those deaths occurred.”
Read article – Jay Dunlap, a professor of molecular and systems biology and of biochemistry and cell biology, is featured in an article about a rush of bioluminescent mushrooms carpeting the forest floor in the Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary in northeastern Goa, India. “It looks like the mushroom is making its own light, and it’s quite magical,” Dunlap said.