The Dartmouth QBS community is at the forefront of creating solutions to previously unsolved problems. They exhibit academic excellence and tenacity, innovating across disciplines to develop the most effective outcomes. Read more below about the latest news from the QBS community.

Britt Goods, PhD, an assistant professor of engineering and QBS faculty member, participated in a new analysis which shows how milk-producing cells change over time in nursing mothers while a post-doc at MIT.
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Dartmouth Study Reveals Flaws in Statistical Modeling Approach Used in Health Services Research
Findings from a new study conducted jointly at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School, and published in Health Services Research, highlight the statistical drawbacks of one form of analysis commonly used in health services research while demonstrating the benefits of another. Read more here
QBS MD-PhD students doing great things!  QBS student MD-PhD students Yasmin Kamal MD-PhD '22 and Marek Svoboda, MD-PhD ' 24 are lead authors on the paper: “Science Scholars Curriculum: Integrating Scientific Research into Undergraduate Medical Education through a Comprehensive Student-Led Preclinical Elective,” published in MedEdPORTAL. Together, Kamal and Svoboda worked to help create a unique curriculum in the Geisel Medical School to expose future physicians to scientific research who are interested in becoming physician-scientists.  Read more here
  Alumni News!  Matthew Davis, PhD, MPH, a 2014 graduate of QBS has received University of Michigan's Henry Russel Award, the university's highest honor for faculty members at the early to mid-stages of their careers. Read more here
Dartmouth welcomed 37 new tenured or tenure-track faculty members to the community this academic year (20/21). Two of these new faculty members are QBS Faculty members,  Lucas Salas and Caitlin Howe.  Read more about all of the new faculty here
Barbara Jobst, MD, was recently named the next Chair of the Department of Neurology at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Dartmouth's School of Medicine.  Dr. Jobst is a member of the QBS Faculty.  Read more about Dr. Jobst here and here
Yasmin Kamal MD-PhD'22, who recently completed her PhD in computational tumor immunology was featured in the Fall, 2020 issue of  Dartmouth Medicine, The Magazine of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Yasmin is now in her third year of medical school at the Geisel School of Medicine.  Read more here
Scott Gerber, PhD, QBS Associate Director, QBS Faculty Member and professor of molecular and systems biology and of biochemistry and cell biology at the Geisel School of Medicine was featured in the Fall, 2020 issue of Dartmouth Medicine, The Magazine of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.  Read more here
QBS Faculty Member and Associate Professor of Computer Science, Gevorg Grigoryan has received support from Dartmouth's Technology Transfer Office in the launch of his start-up company, Generate Biomedicines.  Read more here
Several QBS affiliated faculty and scientists have received promotions from the Geisel School of Medicine.  QBS extends our sincere congratulations to them.  Read more about them here
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QBS Faculty Member and Associate Professor of Engineering, Solomon Diamond and his team have designed and created non-medical face masks with higher protection that standard face masks.  Read more here about this amazing effort to help our community here .
Christiaan Rees, 2018 QBS PhD graduate and soon to be a graduate of Geisel School of Medicine stands ready to serve in the fight against Covid-19.  Read more here.
QBS Faculty, Nicolas Jacobsen, PhD and James O’Malley, PhD and QBS Students, Damien Lekkas and George Price recently authored and published a research brief examining the impact of COVID-19 stay-at-home orders on mental health -related Google search behavior. Read more here
Jennifer Emond, MS, PhD, assistant professor of Biomedical Data Science and Pediatrics and QBS Faculty Member, has published the results of her year long study that provides evidence that fast food intake leads to weight gain in preschoolers.   Read more here.
Scott Gerber, PhD, professor of professor of molecular and systems biology and of biochemistry and cell biology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, QBS faculty member, and program director of the Cancer Biology and Therapeutics Research Program at Dartmouth’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC), has been named the Kenneth E. and Carol L. Weg Distinguished Professor. An expert in mass spectrometry and proteomics, Gerber is the first to hold this newly established professorship given by Kenneth Weg D ’60 and his wife, Carol Weg. Read more here.