Dartmouth College alumni and health care investors have committed a total of $1.4 million in gifts to launch the Dartmouth Innovations Accelerator for Cancer which will allow for innovations to the marketplace for the benefit of cancer patients, and provide Dartmouth students with learning opportunities in biomedical entrepreneurship.
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Results from the Phase 2 trial of the DAR-901 tuberculosis (TB) vaccine from a three-year trial in Tanzania were announced by investigators at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and published in the journal Vaccine.
Stacie G. Deiner, MD, professor and vice chair for research in the Department of Anesthesiology at the Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock, has been appointed the William LeRoy Garth Professor in Medical Science at Geisel.
A new program at Geisel aims to address medical students’ mental health needs and spur cultural change within the field of medicine.
The Dermatology Section of the Department of Surgery, and the Emergency Medicine Section of the Department of Medicine are now full, autonomous, academic departments, and are set to gain advantages in teaching, research, professional recruitments, and patient care.
Findings from a new study published in Clinical Neurophysiology, in a collaborative effort between Geisel and the Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory at Northwestern University, are shedding further light on how the brain’s auditory system may provide a window into how the brain is affected by HIV.
$15.5 million NCI grant continues support for northern New England’s only comprehensive center.
Carrie Colla, PhD, an associate professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been named a 2020 Emerging Leader in Health and Medicine Scholar by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).
Given to medical students in recognition of their commitment to helping address public health issues in their community,the nationally competitive U.S. Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award rewards visionary medical students who are advancing initiatives to improve social justice. Second-year Geisel students Sarah Kovan ’22, Sam Tsai ’22, and Isabelle Yang ’22, are this year’s recipients of theprestigious award.
A common anti-diabetes drug being tested in many clinical trials as an anti-cancer agent activated fat metabolism that promoted the survival of dormant breast cancer cells, suggesting that the drug has context-dependent effects on cancer cells.