Researchers from Geisel and the Australian Antarctic Division are collaborating to understand how virtual reality can help expeditioners, and in the future, astronauts, cope with their isolated, confined, and extreme environments.
Geisel School of Medicine student Alyssa Flores ’20, part a team of Stanford University School of Medicine researchers who published a study on venous disease in the journal Circulation, says they found height to be an unexpected risk factor in developing varicose veins.
David A. Leib, PhD, has been named the Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. Since joining Dartmouth in 2009, Leib has built a successful research program focusing on discovery and elucidation of new vaccines and therapeutics for neonatal herpesvirus infections. In addition to his research efforts, Leib also teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in virology at Dartmouth.
New research from Geisel’s Children’s Environmental Health & Disease Prevention Research Center found that even relatively low levels of arsenic in drinking water sourced from private wells in New Hampshire had a significant association with infant gut microbiome composition.
Dartmouth College undergraduate Sam Neff D ’21 fights cystic fibrosis (CF) every day by following a strict treatment regimen, by contributing to CF research in Geisel’s Lung Biology Center, and by participating in a clinical trial at Dartmouth-Hitchcock.
A new study by Geisel researchers, which appears in the journal PLOS Genetics, reveals that fruit flies are capable of learning the dialects of other fly species through communal living. Lead author Balint Kacsoh describes how fruit flies use a complex set of cues to warn one another about the threat of predatory wasps.
Distinguished computational scientist and informatics expert Alfredo Tirado-Ramos, PhD, has joined the Dartmouth community to lead biomedical and translational informatics programs for the Geisel School of Medicine and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) health system.
A newly published collaborative national study finds that most women with two or three sites of cancer in a single breast can successfully complete breast conservation therapy rather than mastectomy.
Many discoveries now revolutionizing the prevention and treatment of cancer can be traced back to Dartmouth—including immunotherapies for solid tumors, the integration of palliative care with cancer care, and the identification of cancer risks from environmental toxins and behaviors.
An article authored by Dartmouth Institute researcher Chiang-Hua Chang examining the effects of the primary care workforce on health outcomes over time has been selected as the 2018 John M. Eisenberg Article-of-the-Year in Health Services Research. Established in 2003, the annual award recognizes “excellent and original” research among all articles published in the Journal in the year prior to the award.