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02-15-2017

American Heart Month: Dauerman Discusses Symptoms of Leaking Heart Valve

Harold Dauerman, M.D., is an interventional cardiologist at the University of Vermont Medical Center and professor of medicine at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont. He is the author of the information, below, which originally appeared on the UVM Medical Center blog and can also be found here.

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02-13-2017

Marchese Launches Catamount Innovation Fund for Student Inventors

Medical students see a lot of the health care system – the good, the bad and the ugly – during their training, and their fresh perspectives sometimes lead to the identification of a need and a potential solution. But without sufficient support, an idea for an innovative technology to improve health care falls flat. Medical ...

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02-10-2017

Buskiewicz's Study Reveals Potential Key to Alternative Lupus Treatment

Only one new drug has become available over the past 50 years for the estimated 1.5 million Americans and five million-plus people worldwide suffering from lupus, but new research has identified a previously unknown mechanism involved in the immune response that could provide an alternative therapy target.

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02-08-2017

UVM Clinical Simulation Laboratory Fellowship Program Receives Accreditation

The Clinical Simulation Laboratory at the University of Vermont Fellowship Program has been accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ (ACS) Program for Accreditation of Education Institutes (AEI). 

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02-08-2017

Meet a Scientist: Krementsov Studies Gut Bacteria-M.S. Link

Think of the immune system as the shepherd, and bacteria as the sheep, says Dimitry Krementsov, Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Immunobiology at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont. Since it’s “constantly monitoring,” the immune system is the authority on what in the body ...

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02-06-2017

Bernstein Presents University Scholar Lecture on Pregnancy & Preeclampsia

The University of Vermont Graduate College hosted a University Scholar lecture by Ira M. Bernstein, M.D.'83, John Van Sicklen Maeck Professor and chair of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the Larner College of Medicine, on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 in Waterman Memorial Lounge. Bernstein discussed “Pregnancy ...

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