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02-04-2016

HEART MONTH: Warshaw's Pioneering Heart Failure Discovery Leads to New Potential Treatment

More than 15 years ago, David Warshaw, Ph.D., and coworkers discovered the precise malfunction of a specific protein in the heart that leads to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a common culprit in cases of sudden death in young athletes.

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02-04-2016

UVM Vaccine Testing Center to Play Role in Zika Virus Vaccine; Experts Answer Questions

The University of Vermont Vaccine Testing Center has announced that it will be involved in the clinical trials and research on a vaccine for Zika virus, which was declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization on February 1, 2016.

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02-02-2016

CVRI Hosts Johns Hopkins’ Appel for Talk on Lifestyle Intervention Research

The Cardiovascular Research Institute of Vermont hosted Lawrence Appel, M.D., M.P.H., director of the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research at Johns Hopkins University, at Medicine Grand Rounds on February 5, 2016. He delivered a lecture on “Translating Effective Lifestyle Interventions into Practice: ...

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02-01-2016

Avila Receives Kroepsch-Maurice Award for Excellence in Teaching

University of Vermont College of Medicine faculty member Maria Mercedes Avila, M.Ed., Ph.D., was recognized as one of four 2015 UVM Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Award recipients. These annual awards recognize UVM faculty members for excellent quality of instruction, including learning experiences outside the traditional ...

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01-28-2016

UVM Clinical Simulation Laboratory Earns Two International Accreditations

The Clinical Simulation Laboratory at the University of Vermont has been accredited by two prestigious simulation societies: a three-year accreditation as a Comprehensive Accredited Education Institute (AEI) from the American College of Surgeons (ACS), and a five-year accreditation from the Society of Simulation in Health Care ...

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01-28-2016

Celebrating Foundations: Best Course, Teachers and Students Recognized at Class of 2018 Awards Event

In August 2014, the University of Vermont College of Medicine’s Class of 2018 began both their medical school careers and the 17-month-long Foundations Level of the Vermont Integrated Curriculum (VIC). On Thursday, January 28, 2016, the class celebrated not only their successful completion of this portion of their training, but ...

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