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Iron Chelation as a Novel Therapy

Iron Chelation as a Novel Therapy

Treatment of Mucormycosis with Deferasirox in the Laboratory and in a Clinical Case Background Mucormycosis is a fungal infection with an extremely high mortality rate (over 50%), with patients often succumbing despite the use of modern state-of-the-art treatments. For particular patient populations, including those with central nervous system involvement, mortality […]

 
 

Neurobiology of Epilepsy

Neurobiology of Epilepsy

The neurobiology of epilepsy is an active field of investigation. Numerous mechanisms of inhibitory and excitatory deregulation have been suggested, and the interactions of these pathways are observed almost ubiquitously. The compromised inhibitory compensation of Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid (GABA) during seizures has been hypothesized to be a direct result of aberrant […]

 
 

Future Directions for Treating Depression

Future Directions for Treating Depression

Introduction Unipolar depression is one of the fastest growing and most widespread disorders recognized today. Particularly distressing is the fact that depression now strikes young people at an unprecedented rate. Approximately one-sixth of all high school students will be affected before graduation, and one-quarter of all college students may have […]

 
 

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Theory of Mind Impairment in Autism as a Result of Failed Implementation of Integrated Social Percepts Introduction Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by an array of perceptual, social, and neurological abnormalities. Diagnoses of ASD are typically made between ages two and four and are based […]

 
 

DUJS 10th Anniversary on May 22

DUJS 10th Anniversary on May 22

The Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science (DUJS), the oldest sustained undergraduate science journal in the country, will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its inception in conjunction with the Wetterhahn Science Symposium at Dartmouth College on May 22.  

 
 
 
 

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Founded in 1998, the Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science aims to increase scientific awareness within the Dartmouth community by providing an interdisciplinary forum for sharing undergraduate research and enriching scientific knowledge.

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