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Lidofsky Comments on High-Priced Hepatitis C Drugs in MedPage Today

(NOVEMBER 23, 2015) University of Vermont hepatologist Steven Lidofsky, M.D., Ph.D., commented on a recent JAMA Internal Medicine study regarding the value of expensive new Hepatitis C treatments in a MedPage Today "Daily Headlines" article. Read the story here.

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UVM Cancer Center Researchers on WCAX-TV Discussing Recent $3.7 Million Grant Award

(NOVEMBER 22, 2015) UVM Cancer Center researchers Brian Sprague, Ph.D., assistant professor of surgery, Donald Weaver, M.D., professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, and Janet Stein, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry, who recently received a $3.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study early-stage breast ...

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Daniel Lustgarten, M.D., Ph.D.

Lustgarten Comments on New Wireless Pacemakers on WCAX-TV

(NOVEMBER 19, 2015) UVM Assistant Professor of Medicine Daniel Lustgarten, M.D., Ph.D., discusses the benefits of leadless (wireless) pacemakers, which is implanted without surgery and currently in the clinical trial phase, on local CBS affiliate WCAX-TV for the HealthWatch segment. Watch the interview here.

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Freeman and Other UVM Faculty Discuss Medicinal Marijuana on Vermont Public Radio

(NOVEMBER 17, 2015) Vermont Public Radio featured a story regarding medicinal cannabis on the “Morning Edition” news which included interviews with Kalev Freeman, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of surgery, and Mark Nelson, Ph.D., chair of pharmacology, as well as other UVM faculty members who were interviewed by VPR reporter ...

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Mark Plante, M.D., FRCS(C), FACS

Plante Talks About Men’s Health on ABC 22/Fox 44 for “Brovember”

(NOVEMBER 16, 2015) For the month of November, local ABC/Fox affiliate ABC 22/Fox 44 news is holding “No-Shave November,” and had Mark Plante, M.D., FRCS(C), FACS, associate professor and division chief of urology, on to discuss men’s health and the importance of raising awareness. Watch the segment here.

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