Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth have appointed Barbara C. Jobst, MD, Dr. med, as the new chair of the Department of Neurology for D-H and Geisel.
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Mercury in Fish, Seafood May Be Linked to Increased ALS Risk
There is an important association between eating fish and seafood with higher levels of mercury and being at a higher risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), according to a preliminary study released this week.
Key Mechanism Discovered in Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Memory Loss
A recent report in Nature Neuroscience reveals that a key mechanism has been discovered in Alzheimer’s disease-related memory loss. Dartmouth researchers Bryan Luikart, PhD, and Mark Spaller, PhD, talk about these groundbreaking findings and their implications for better understanding and treating Alzheimer’s.
Link Between Environmental Toxin and ALS Grows Stronger
A compelling new study was recently published linking ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) to dietary exposure to BMAA, a nerve toxin produced by cyanobacteria. Professor Elijah Stommel comments on the new findings and its impact on his own research efforts.
Optical Method Maps Brain Tumor Borders
Chemical & Engineering News – References comments made by David Roberts, professor of surgery and neurology, on a new optical coherence tomography (OCT) device that surgeons could potentially use to help remove tumors from the brain.
Dartmouth Researchers Study Technology to Restore Memory Function
Dartmouth researchers are playing a key role in a multi-center $22.5 million, four-year effort to develop next-generation technologies to restore memory function in individuals who suffer from memory loss.
Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine Receives $6.25 Million Gift for Neurological Research
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth has received a $6.25 million gift from the estate of Susan Diamond, formerly of Omaha, Neb., to support research in neurology.
Family’s Generous Gift to Geisel Supports Legacy of Renowned Neurologist Bornstein
A generous gift to Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine from the family of Murray B. Bornstein, MD (D’39), will establish a neurology professorship in his name.