Using next generation DNA sequencing, Dartmouth scientists have identified potentially actionable mutations in cancers of the appendix. When specific mutations for a cancer type are identified, patients can be treated with chemotherapy or other targeted agents that work on those mutations.
For the past two years, as part of the Rwandan Human Resources for Health program, Dr. Jean-Luc Nkurikiyimfura has been collaborating with faculty at the Geisel School of Medicine despite working and living thousands of miles away.
When Cindy Hahn was a young girl, her father, a virologist, used to let her sit at his microscope and look at immune cells fighting a pig virus. Watching that pig virus sparked a passion for science she is now pursuing as an MD-PhD student.
How do you define compassion, how do you best teach it, and how do you practice it as a doctor-in-training? Khushboo Jhala (’16) has been exploring these questions through a project funded by the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare.
One day, while Michaela Staley (’17) and other volunteers with a local nonprofit organization were out in the Arizona desert providing food and water for undocumented immigrants crossing the border, something unusual happened.
Tor D. Tosteson, Sc.D., a Geisel professor of community and family medicine and of The Dartmouth Institute of Health Policy and Clinical Practice, has been selected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.
Dr. Jean-Luc Nkurikiyimfura explains how the Human Resources for Health program is helping to rebuild the country’s health-care system with the help of Geisel and other U.S. medical schools.
Marc Feldman has dedicated his career to little understood and difficult to treat factitious disorders, including Munchausen syndrome and Munchausen by Proxy.
A new program pairs first- and second-year students from the Geisel School of Medicine with patients at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center—for the benefit of both.
Congratulations to the nine students at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth selected as 2014-2015 New Hampshire-Vermont Schweitzer Fellows by the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, named for the famous physician-humanitarian.