Research published in the journal Nature Communications describes distribution of a DNA defect in the glioblastoma genome and its relationship with patient survival.
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Giovanni Bosco, PhD, a professor of Molecular and Systems Biology, has been appointed to the Oscar M. Cohn 1934 Professorship.
Randolph Noelle, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, has been named the inaugural holder of the Thomas S. Kosasa, MD, Professorship at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
While focusing on different populations as Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars, Geisel alums Anita Arora and Carolyn Presley are both working toward the common goal of improving health care delivery.
A research team at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice has received a $2 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to conduct a research project that is likely to change the way women and their doctors make decisions about breast cancer surgery.
A new Dartmouth-led study has found that drinking water from private wells, particularly dug wells established during the first half of the 20th century, may have contributed to the elevated risk of bladder cancer that has been observed in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont for over 50 years.
The Geisel School of Medicine has announced the inaugural recipients of the annual Munck-Pfefferkorn Awards. Named in honor of two luminaries from the medical school, the endowed award funds new biomedical research projects at Geisel that have high potential to benefit patients and to generate future revenue through grants or entrepreneurial endeavors.
The shells of a common plant virus, inhaled into a lung tumor or injected into ovarian, colon or breast tumors, not only triggered the immune system in mice to wipe out the tumors, but provided systemic protection against metastases, report researchers from Dartmouth and Case Western Reserve University.
Follow-up times for colorectal cancer screening abnormalities lag behind those for breast and cervical cancers, according to new study of one million patients.
In an effort to give the public a more broad-based view of cancer risk, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) collaborated with Dartmouth Institute researchers and physicians Lisa Schwartz and Steven Woloshin to create the “Know Your Chances” website.