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Rodney Parsons, Ph.D., Professor of Neurological Sciences Emeritus

07-22-2014

Parsons’ Shared Instrumentation Grant Increases Capabilities of Neuroscience Imaging Core

The University of Vermont College of Medicine’s Neuroscience Center of Biomedical Research Excellence-supported Imaging/Physiology Core is getting a new microscope – specifically, a Yokogawa CSU-W1 spinning disk confocal microscopy system. The system comes via a $500,000 dollar National Institutes of Health (NIH) Shared ...

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07-21-2014

Buffum Fund Seeks FY15 Grant Applications for Projects that Improve the Cancer Patient Experience

The Victoria U. G. Buffum Endowment Fund Committee recently announced that grant applications for FY15 are now being accepted. Named in honor of and established by the late Victoria (Vicki) Buffum, a Vermont Cancer Center patient who lost her battle with cancer in 2002 at the age of 58, the Fund provides grants ranging from $1,000 ...

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Laurie Whittaker Leclair, M.D., UVM Associate Professor of Medicine, right, serves as Director of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center at Fletcher Allen Health Care.

07-16-2014

Leclair Comments on Phase 3 Cystic Fibrosis Treatment Clinical Trial Results

Life is short for patients with cystic fibrosis (CF), but not as short as it used to be. In fact, lifetime survival for individuals afflicted with the inherited disease – caused by a single defective gene – has improved drastically since the 1950s when most died during childhood, due to the development of more effective ...

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07-21-2014

Buffum Fund Seeks FY15 Grant Applications for Projects that Improve the Cancer Patient Experience

The Victoria U. G. Buffum Endowment Fund Committee recently announced that grant applications for FY15 are now being accepted. Named in honor of and established by the late Victoria (Vicki) Buffum, a Vermont Cancer Center patient who lost her battle with cancer in 2002 at the age of 58, the Fund provides grants ranging from $1,000 ...

07-16-2014

Leclair Comments on Phase 3 Cystic Fibrosis Treatment Clinical Trial Results

Life is short for patients with cystic fibrosis (CF), but not as short as it used to be. In fact, lifetime survival for individuals afflicted with the inherited disease – caused by a single defective gene – has improved drastically since the 1950s when most died during childhood, due to the development of more effective ...

07-16-2014

Second Annual SPARK VT Initiative Supports UVM Researchers on the Path to Commercialization

Four University of Vermont College of Medicine researchers have garnered seed grants to move their research one step closer to the marketplace thanks to SPARK VT, an initiative which began in the Department of Medicine and, in its second-year, has grown to include the Departments of Neurological Sciences and Obstetrics, ...

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