Returning from a recent trip to his native Spain, 89-year-old Emeritus Professor Miguel Marin-Padilla made a surprising decision—after nearly 60 years in academic medicine and more than 190 scientific publications, it was time to leave science behind. “It is time for me to close that door and let young people move the field forward,” he says.
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Ben Barres, MD, PhD MED ’79, an internationally renowned neuroscientist and outspoken advocate for equality and inclusion in science, died December 27, 2017 in Palo Alto, CA.
Dartmouth medical alumnus Russell Andrews (MED ’78)—a neurosurgeon in California—has been part of a collaboration between NASA and the Mayo Clinic to develop a new wireless nanoelectrode that could help people with Parkinson’s disease.
A record 30 students from 10 schools competed in the fourth annual Upper Valley Brain Bee, held recently at Dartmouth’s Moore Hall. The event offered a friendly neuroscience competition, as well as a popular interactive neuroscience fair.
Second-year Geisel medical student Jose “Tito” Porras is among 68 top medical and veterinary students from 37 schools in the United States selected to conduct full-time biomedical research through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Medical Research Fellows Program.
Why would a cardiologist make a gift in support of neuroscience research? Dr. Frank Weiser ’55 sees transformation on the horizon for neurologic illnesses, just as he has witnessed for heart disease.
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.
For nearly five decades, Geisel research Miguel Marin-Padilla has followed in the footsteps of Camillo Golgi by creating painstaking images that unravel the secrets of the brain.
Our memories are integral to our personal identity, but we cannot take for granted that they will always be with us.