A common anti-diabetes drug being tested in many clinical trials as an anti-cancer agent activated fat metabolism that promoted the survival of dormant breast cancer cells, suggesting that the drug has context-dependent effects on cancer cells.
Researchers from Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine have published the first data from a COVID-19 community survey launched Friday in collaboration with the University of New Hampshire Survey Center. The survey will track the progress of the COVID-19 outbreak in New Hampshire and factors associated with transmission.
In a virtual event streamed on April 7th, 2020, international epidemics expert Daniel Lucey, MD, MPH, D’77, MED’81 discussed what’s known about the COVID-19 pandemic, lessons learned from previous epidemics, and what to expect in the coming months
Like many members of the Dartmouth community, who have been eager to find ways to provide support to others during the COVID-19 pandemic, Aurora Drew, PhD, decided to answer the call when she saw the request for additional volunteer moderators posted on the Upper Valley (NH/VT) Facebook Group page.
Kay Jankowski, PhD, an assistant professor of psychiatry at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has received the Article of the Year Award for 2019 from Child Maltreatment, a leading peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC).
On Match Day thousands of fourth-year medical students across the U.S simultaneously learn where they will start their residency training after graduation. For medical students, the annual event is one of the most anticipated, exciting, and emotional days of their medical education. Check out our slideshow video highlighting where the Class of 2020 matched.
First-year Geisel students Priscila Cevallos ’23 and Irene Vargas ’23 have been elected to the Executive Council of the Latino Medical Student Association-Northeast (LMSA-NE). New members are elected annually during the NE regional conference, which includes nearly 40 medical schools. Cevallos and Vargas will assume their new positions as Policy Chair, and Service Chair, respectively, early this summer.
The Geisel Dean’s Office is now accepting proposals for the Munck-Pfefferkorn Education and Research Fund—Novel and Interactive Grant Initiative (the Munck-Pfefferkorn Grants). Please see the call for proposals for application criteria and guidelines. Proposals should be submitted to Wes Benbow at Wesley.A.Benbow@Dartmouth.edu by March 31, 2020. Questions regarding the application and process should also be directed to Wes Benbow.
The Center for Technology and Behavioral Health at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine will be awarded a 5-year, $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to test the effectiveness of innovative behavioral intervention tools in helping to improve the health of high-risk patients who suffer from Type 1 diabetes.
Joseph Willard Inselburg, MD, professor emeritus of microbiology and immunology at Geisel School of Medicine, died February 29. He was 82 years old. His research career at Dartmouth’s medical school spanned 34 years.