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Hopkins and Spees Discuss Using Stem Cells to Repair the Heart May 7 at Community Medical School

Jeffrey Spees and William Hopkins
Associate Professor of Medicine Jeffrey Spees, M.D., and Associate Professor of Medicine William Hopkins, M.D. (Photos by Raj Chawla, UVM Medical Photography)

William Hopkins, M.D., University of Vermont professor of medicine, and Jeffrey Spees, Ph.D., University of Vermont associate professor of medicine and director, stem cell core, discussed "My Regeneration: Using Stem Cells to Repair the Heart" at Community Medical School on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Carpenter Auditorium in the Given Building at the UVM College of Medicine. A Q&A session followed the presentation. This free public lecture program was presented jointly by the UVM College of Medicine and Fletcher Allen Health Care.

The last lecture in the Spring 2013 Community Medical School series will take place on Tuesday, May 14.  Kim Dittus, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, and Susan Lakoski, M.D., assistant professor of medicine will present “Cancer and Exercise: Improving Physical Function and Cardiopulmonary Health During and After Treatment."  To register, or for more information, visit the Community Medical School website or call 802-847-2886.