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.
Geisel’s recently approved integrated curriculum creates a cohesive pedagogical approach throughout all four years, building on the medical school’s strong foundation in biomedical sciences and clinical competence. It also creates expanded clinical opportunities in the fourth year.
The Geisel School of Medicine has been awarded a 5-year, $1.5 million grant from the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health to support an infectious disease research and training program to combat HIV and tuberculosis (TB) within the newly established Infectious Disease Institute at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
On June 8, The Dartmouth Institute celebrated 84 MPH, MS, and PhD graduates during its Class Day ceremony, at which students were hooded and awarded their diplomas. This newly minted group of Dartmouth alumni also includes the Institute’s first online MPH class of 28 students. Read more…
A research team at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine has been approved for a $5.3 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)—to conduct comparative clinical effectiveness research on medication-assisted treatment for pregnant women with opioid use disorders.
At the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth’s annual Class Day ceremony on June 2, faculty, staff, students, and families celebrated the accomplishments of 77 new graduates of the school’s MD program.