In an opinion piece at CNN.com, Dr. James D. Sargent, theStuart Professor of Pediatric Oncology, says that parents should approach ads for alcoholic beverages with great caution in light of a new study led by Dr. Sargent and his colleagues, which showed that youths’ exposure to alcohol advertisements influenced their drinking behaviors.
In a discovery that may lead to new treatments for sleep disorders, jet lag and other health problems tied to circadian rhythms, researchers have identified a determinant of the circadian clock’s period. Their findings appear in the January 29th issue of Science magazine.
Dartmouth researchers are among 37 principal investigators and their dedicated trainees to receive the American Association of Immunologists inaugural Careers in Immunology Fellowship award.
Researchers from Dartmouth‘s Norris Cotton Cancer Center reported in Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing on the use of denoting autoencoders to effectively extract key biological principles from gene expression data and summarize them into constructed features with convenient properties.
Recent research has linked autism with a lack of “pruning” in developing brain connections, but a new study by researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine suggests instead it is the excessive growth of new connections that causes sensory overload in people with the disorder.
The 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at the Geisel School of Medicine will explore current limitations barring universal access to healthcare, and the underlying problems in order to contemplate opportunities for meaningful progress.
As both an aspiring physician and a musician, first-year Geisel medical student Nara Michaelson believes rather than being at odds, music can complement, renew, and strengthen a life in medicine.
In a rural Maine county, sustained, community-wide programs targeting cardiovascular risk factors and behavior changes were associated with reductions in hospitalization and death rates over a 40-year period (1970-2010) compared with the rest of the state.
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth has announced the addition of two new basic science departments, Biomedical Data Science and Epidemiology.
Six members of the Geisel School of Medicine Class of 2015 were selected as the 2014-2015 Rolf C. Syvertsen Scholars and Syvertsen Fellow.