The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

The Geisel School of Medicine is the medical school of Dartmouth College, located in Hanover, New Hampshire, in the United States. The fourth-oldest medical school in the United States, it was founded in 1797 by New England physician Nathan Smith and grew steadily over the course of the 19th century. Several milestones in medical care and research have taken place at Dartmouth, including the first clinical X-ray (1896), the first intensive care unit in the United States (1955), and the Brattleboro rat (1961).

Address
Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
Website
http://geiselmed.dartmouth.edu/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geisel_School_of_Medicine

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Medical research

Using social media big data to combat prescription drug crisis

Researchers at Dartmouth, Stanford University, and IBM Research, conducted a critical review of existing literature to determine whether social media big data can be used to understand communication and behavioral patterns ...

Health

Study finds legal cannabis laws impact teen use

A new study by researchers at Dartmouth has found that adolescents living in medical marijuana states with a plethora of dispensaries are more likely to have tried new methods of cannabis use, such as edibles and vaping, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dartmouth tuberculosis vaccine passes important milestone

Investigators at Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine announced that two new studies of DAR-901, their investigational vaccine against tuberculosis (TB), have moved it to the forefront of new vaccines in development for ...

Pediatrics

Mixing energy drinks, alcohol tied to abusive drinking in teens

Expanding what we know about college students mixing alcohol with energy drinks, investigators from Dartmouth's Norris Cotton Cancer Center found teens aged 15-17 years old who had ever mixed alcohol with energy drinks were ...

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