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.
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Six members of the Geisel School of Medicine Class of 2015 were selected as the 2014-2015 Rolf C. Syvertsen Scholars and Syvertsen Fellow.
A unique facility for both patient care and translational research, the new Center for Surgical Innovation at Dartmouth-Hitchcock combines interoperative imaging capabilities that give surgeons unprecedented ability to see, in real time, the tissue and organs involved in procedures.
Dartmouth SYNERGY has received a $3.2 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant that will help speed research and clinical trials of promising treatments at academic medical centers across the nation.
Lilian Kabeche, a postdoctoral researcher in genetics at Dartmouth’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center and a recent Geisel PhD graduate, received the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) Beckman Coulter Distinguished Graduate Student Achievement Prize.
While deploying old-school Palm Pilots during a psychopathology research project, Dror Ben-Zeev, PhD made a surprising discovery that has led to innovative smartphone-based treatments for people with mental health issues.
Geisel School of Medicine graduate student Ruth Kabeche has been awarded the American Society for Microbiology’s Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship.
A new article published by Geisel psychiatry professor John Christopher shows that as psychologists increasingly cross international borders in response to world disasters, it is essential for them to be aware of their own cultural values, beliefs, and perceptions while interacting with people of other cultures.
People with severe mental illness such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder or bipolar disorder use a popular social media website like YouTube to provide and receive naturally occurring peer support, Dartmouth researchers report in the journal PLOS ONE.
Geisel post-doctoral researcher Elaina M. Melton, PhD, has received a prestigious NIH fellowship for emerging scientists that will support her research on two cholesterol-related diseases, atherosclerosis and xanthomatosis.