Published quarterly, Vermont Medicine magazine features news and stories about faculty, students, staff, alumni, and the community.
It’s a question on the minds of research scientists the world over: When is that ‘aha’ moment going to happen? When will the pieces fall into place, leading to a new discovery that changes how we understand the biology of a human, treat disease, or care for patients?
In the L-shaped desk in his cozy office on the fourth floor of the Fletcher Building at Fletcher Allen Health Care, Frank Ittleman, M.D., slowly opens a drawer. It's intended for hanging files, so it's sizeable, but it's still not large enough to contain its contents. Envelopes of many colors spill onto the floor beneath the desk, ...