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DMS prof. discusses interactions between bacteria and fungi

Dartmouth Medical School professor Deborah Hogan outlined the chemical interactions between bacteria and fungi in a seminar hosted by the chemistry department last Thursday. Hogan studies the interactions between two species of microbes, the soil bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the dimorphic, unicellular fungi Candida albicans, in biofilms.

 
 

Thayer hosts Engineering in Medicine Symposium

Discussing the integration of engineering design, evidence-based medicine, and the cost effectiveness of medical technologies, students, faculty, and health professionals gathered at the Thayer School of Engineering for its Engineering in Medicine Symposium last Thursday and Friday.

 
 

Former Merck CEO discusses drug discovery

Roy Vagelos, the former CEO and chairman of Merck, discussed three strategies that pharmaceutical companies use to discover new drugs in the 12th Annual Ross Lecture Series hosted by the Dartmouth chemistry department on Oct. 16.

 
 

McMaster Univ. prof. describes model of pulmonary fibrosis

Fibrotic development in the lungs may result from an inflammatory independent pathway involving the cytokines (signaling proteins necessary for immune response) TGF-β and IL-1β, explained Jack Gauldie, chair of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at McMaster University, in a lecture on Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) this past Wednesday.

 
 

DMS prof. explores human longevity

DMS prof. explores human longevity

With today’s medical advancements, human longevity may soon increase by centuries, anesthesiologist Christopher Wiley said last Tuesday in a pathology seminar at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

 
 
 
 
 

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