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Arvis Sulovari, Dawei Li, Ph.D.

06-24-2015

Sulovari and Li Publish Study Suggesting Link between Eye Color and Alcohol Dependence

People with blue eyes might have a greater chance of becoming alcoholics, according to a unique new study by genetic researchers at the University of Vermont.

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Robert Shapiro, M.D., Ph.D.; Christopher Francklyn, Ph.D.; Jon Ramsey, Ph.D.; Rachael Oldinski, Ph.D.; Dryver Huston, Ph.D., Daniel Weiss, M.D., Ph.D.

07-01-2015

Researchers Pitch their Ideas: UVM Hosts First University-Wide SPARK-VT

With proposals ranging from low-cost ground-penetrating radar to a lung sealant derived from seaweed, six research teams from the University of Vermont pitched their ideas to a panel of experts at the first university-wide SPARK-VT session, all hoping to receive a seed grant to help move their innovative work one step closer to ...

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Christopher Anker, M.D., Jason Stumpff, Ph.D.

06-24-2015

Stumpff and Anker Tackle Novel Approach to Colorectal Cancer Treatment with Cancer Society Support

The University of Vermont (UVM) Cancer Center has announced the first funded project through its American Cancer Society (ACS) Institutional Research Grant (IRG). The ACS IRG, awarded to the UVM Cancer Center earlier this year, is designed to stimulate novel, interdisciplinary and translational cancer research at the UVM Cancer ...

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06-18-2015

Williams Discusses Studies Supporting Spinal vs. General Anesthesia for Infants

For more than 20 years, Robert Williams, M.D., has contended that spinal anesthesia – which can be used for such common early childhood surgical procedures as hernia repair and circumcision – is better for babies than general anesthesia.

06-18-2015

Garavan Coauthors Science Study on Brain Activity Networks

A study that compared brain imaging and gene expression data from a large sample of adolescents conducted by Stanford University School of Medicine researchers and colleagues including University of Vermont neuroscientist Hugh Garavan, Ph.D., has found evidence that genetic expression correlates with functional brain activity.

06-15-2015

Practicing Medicine in the Community with Doctoring in Vermont

After spending a lot of time listening to lectures, studying and learning in labs, University of Vermont College of Medicine student Eric Day and his Class of 2018 classmates had an opportunity to do some actual “doctoring” this spring as part of the Doctoring in Vermont (DIV) course. Speaking with patients, confronting ...

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