Using quality improvement measures in eight of the 10 hospitals in the Northern New England Cardiovascular Disease Study Group, researchers have found a way to reduce kidney injury in patients undergoing a procedure with contrast dye.
Dartmouth researchers are exploring ways to use nano particles to wake up the immune system so it recognizes and attacks invading cancer cells.
“It’s my turn to give the next generation the opportunity that I had,” says Alan Mandel ’79, “a great beginning to a lifetime of practicing medicine.”
Becker’s Hospital Review included Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in its 2014 list of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs.” Organizations included on this year’s list are considered to be leaders in quality patient care, cancer outcomes and research.
Lila May Walkden Flounders’ support of the Koop Institute was inspired by Dr. C. Everett Koop’s willingness to take on big challenges and confront powerful interests as Surgeon General in the 1980s.
This summer, second-year student Tiffany Hoang is helping to implement a text message-based program to promote maternal health in Vietnam.
Why would a cardiologist make a gift in support of neuroscience research? Dr. Frank Weiser ’55 sees transformation on the horizon for neurologic illnesses, just as he has witnessed for heart disease.
Auriel August (’17) thought her work this summer in Tanzania might get off to slow start. Instead, she is making good progress as she studies lung function among HIV-positive children.
Navigating the health-care system in Nigeria isn’t easy for an outsider, says medical student Peace Eneh. So she has found ways to team up with local partners as she spends the summer conducting research.
Dartmouth researchers are playing a key role in a multi-center $22.5 million, four-year effort to develop next-generation technologies to restore memory function in individuals who suffer from memory loss.