In some older adults, a normal body mass index (BMI) may be hiding an elevated risk of death from cardiovascular disease.
A recent grant will bolster a longstanding partnership between Geisel and Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences in Tanzania.
A recent trial led by Lisa Marsch, an associate professor of psychiatry at Geisel, could help extend the reach of evidence-based behavioral health treatments.
Our memories are integral to our personal identity, but we cannot take for granted that they will always be with us.
When you think of lab animals, alpacas don’t usually spring to mind. But Geisel’s Mark Spaller and his students have started to focus on this small South American cousin of the camel as an important part of their antibody protein studies.
An excerpt from the book The Truth in Small Doses discusses the research of Michael Sporn, a Geisel professor of pharmacology and toxicology, who has long advocated for an unorthodox approach to battling cancer.
Mengyi Zha (’16) is already working to help China’s poor and homeless populations get the basic health services they need. “Growing up in Beijing, I was aware of the large number of poor and homeless people living in the streets but was taught to ignore them,” Zha recalls. “I felt it was my responsibility to speak for the voiceless and advocate for the ignored, but it wasn’t encouraged.”
On March 8, 2014, a group of Geisel students, residents and alumni faced-off against the University of Vermont medical school on the Dartmouth ice in Hanover for an annual hockey clash known as the Specimen Cup.
Ross Jaffe, MD, MBA (DC ’80) has been named Chair of the Board of Overseers at the Geisel School of Medicine.
Congratulations to Dartmouth alumnus Freddie Fu, MD (DC’74, Med’75), who received the Elizabeth Winston Lanier Award for his career contribution to anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction and advances in patient care, bestowed by the Kappa Delta Sorority along with the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation.