University of Vermont

University Communications

Health & Medicine News


Holmes and Cancer Center Host Research Symposium on Bleeding and Cancer

The University of Vermont Cancer Center’s annual Clinical and Translational Research Symposium took place on Friday, April 29, 2016 in the UVM Medical Center’s Davis Auditorium and provided a day of learning and scientific collaboration on the topic of “Thrombosis, Hemostasis, and Cancer.” Experts from across North ...

Full Story >>


Lung Center Faculty Present at Vermont's First LUNG FORCE Expo April 27

Thousands of people in Vermont suffer from lung diseases. On April 27, 2016, nearly 100 people attended the inaugural LUNG FORCE Expo - a new one-day educational event designed to provide healthcare professionals and lung disease patients and their caregivers with information about the latest trends, research and treatment for ...

Full Story >>


Marden’s Scholarly Project Provides Adolescent Primer on Gender Identity, Puberty and Relationships

The hallmarks of adolescence – mood swings, confusing physical changes, and shifting social norms – can sometimes lead to alienation or even bullying for some kids. In a culture that tends to identify people as either ‘male’ or ‘female,’ this transitional time can be even more difficult for young people who have ...

Full Story >>


Cardiovascular Genetic Research Expert Marian Delivers CVRI Visiting Professor Lecture

The Cardiovascular Research Institute of Vermont hosted a lecture by CVRI Visiting Professor Ali J. Marian, M.D., titled “’Ariadne Auf Naxos’ and the Riddle of Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy,” at 12 p.m. on Monday, April 25, 2016 in the Sullivan Classroom in the University of Vermont College of Medicine's Larner Medical ...

Full Story >>


Medical Education Champion and Alumnus Robert Larner, M.D.'42 Contributes Largest Gift in UVM History

On April 15, the University of Vermont Foundation announced a historically significant gift from philanthropist and College of Medicine alumnus Robert Larner, M.D.'42, and his wife, Helen Larner -- $19.7 million in commercial property and cash to further their commitment to ensuring excellence in medical education at UVM.

Full Story >>

Dr. Ruth Seeler and Dean Frederick Morin


Alumna Commits $2 Million to Medical Scholarships for Primary Care

Dr. Ruth Seeler earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont in 1958 and her M.D. from UVM's College of Medicine in 1962 and is currently emerita professor of pediatric hematology-oncology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago.

Full Story >>