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Weiss & Oldinski's Lung Sealant SPARK-VT Project Highlighted in Burlington Free Press

(SEPTEMBER 3, 2015) An article and online video in the Burlington Free Press explores the research and technology behind the innovative development of an algae-based lung sealant by UVM Professor of Medicine and pulmonologist Daniel Weiss, M.D., Ph.D., Rachael Oldinski, Ph.D., UVM assistant professor of mechanical engineering ...

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Stephen Higgins, Ph.D.

Higgins' Addiction Research Highlighted in Local Article

(AUGUST 19, 2015) University of Vermont Professor of Psychiatry and Psychological Sciences Stephen Higgins, Ph.D., is profiled in local Vermont weekly newspaper Seven Days regarding his 30-plus years of addiction research. Read the article here.

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Graduate Student Guigni Interviewed about Muscle Research, Military Service on VT Public Radio

(AUGUST 18, 2015) Vermont Public Radio "Vermont Edition" host Jane Lindholm interviewed University of Vermont graduate student Blas Guigni, who works in the laboratory of Michael Toth, Ph.D., associate professor of medicine, regarding his research and the relationship between what he studies and his experiences managing a U.S. ...

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Lori Racha, M.D., FAAP

Racha Comments on Study Finding Students Are Starting School Too Early on WCAX-TV’s “The :30”

(AUGUST 18, 2015) Lori Racha, M.D., FAAP, UVM assistant professor of pediatrics, was featured on WCAX-TV’s “The :30,” commenting on a new study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the U.S. Department of Education which found that more than 80 percent of young students are starting school too early and ...

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Stephen Higgins, Ph.D.

Higgins Mentioned in Wall Street Journal Article on Simple Solutions to Fix Drunk Driving

(AUGUST 14, 2015) An article in the Wall Street Journal about the upcoming U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” campaign, features a widely cited paper on providing financial incentives to treat addiction, which was authored by Stephen Higgins, Ph.D., UVM professor ...

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