University of Vermont

Professional News: Dec. 5, 2012

Awards and Honors

Dr. Helene Langevin, professor of neurological sciences, has been appointed director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Read more.

Publications and Presentations

A new study, led by Dr. Daniel Weiss, professor of medicine and a pulmonologist at Fletcher Allen Health Care, was the first-ever clinical trial examining the potential of mesenchymal stem cell therapy to reduce chronic pulmonary and systemic inflammation in patients with moderate to severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD). The results were published online Nov. 22, in CHEST, the journal of the American College of Chest Physicians. Read more.