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Lung Center Faculty Present at Vermont's First LUNG FORCE Expo April 27

Thousands of people in Vermont suffer from lung diseases. On April 27, 2016, nearly 100 people attended the inaugural LUNG FORCE Expo - a new one-day educational event designed to provide healthcare professionals and lung disease patients and their caregivers with information about the latest trends, research and treatment for ...

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Toth’s NCI Grant Will Test Muscle-rebuilding Strategy in Breast Cancer Patients

He’s not a personal trainer, but University of Vermont Associate Professor of Medicine Michael Toth, Ph.D., has an idea for counteracting the muscle loss that commonly occurs in cancer patients. What causes this loss in muscle loss – or atrophy – with cancer and its treatment is still not known, but Toth believes that the ...

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Holmes and UVM Cancer Center Host Research Symposium on Bleeding and Cancer April 29

The University of Vermont Cancer Center’s annual Clinical and Translational Research Symposium, which takes place in the UVM Medical Center’s Davis Auditorium from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, April 29, 2016, will provide a day of learning and scientific collaboration on the topic of “Thrombosis, Hemostasis, and Cancer.” ...

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Marden’s Scholarly Project Provides Adolescent Primer on Gender Identity, Puberty and Relationships

The hallmarks of adolescence – mood swings, confusing physical changes, and shifting social norms – can sometimes lead to alienation or even bullying for some kids. In a culture that tends to identify people as either ‘male’ or ‘female,’ this transitional time can be even more difficult for young people who have ...


Cardiovascular Genetic Research Expert Marian Delivers CVRI Visiting Professor Lecture

The Cardiovascular Research Institute of Vermont hosted a lecture by CVRI Visiting Professor Ali J. Marian, M.D., titled “’Ariadne Auf Naxos’ and the Riddle of Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy,” at 12 p.m. on Monday, April 25, 2016 in the Sullivan Classroom in the University of Vermont College of Medicine's Larner Medical ...


Medical Education Champion and Alumnus Robert Larner, M.D.'42 Contributes Largest Gift in UVM History

On April 15, the University of Vermont Foundation announced a historically significant gift from philanthropist and College of Medicine alumnus Robert Larner, M.D.'42, and his wife, Helen Larner -- $19.7 million in commercial property and cash to further their commitment to ensuring excellence in medical education at UVM.

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