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09-26-2016

Discovery: A New Form of Light

Glow-in-the-dark stickers, weird deep-sea fish, LED lightbulbs — all have forms of luminescence. In other words, instead of just reflecting light, they make their own.

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09-19-2016

Garavan, Potter and Team Launch UVM Recruitment for Landmark Adolescent Brain Development Study

Recruitment for the largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the United States – the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study – launched September 13, 2016. The landmark study by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will follow the biological and behavioral development of more than 10,000 ...

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09-19-2016

Ziegler Awarded BioTek Instruments’ Alpert Research Prize

Winooski, Vt.-based BioTek Instruments announced August 31, 2016 that University of Vermont graduate student Christopher Ziegler is the recipient of the 2016 Norman R. Alpert Research Prize.

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08-31-2016

May's Study Finds Connection between Chronic Pain and Anxiety Disorders

New research provides insight into a long-observed, but little-understood connection between chronic pain and anxiety and offers a potential target for treatment. The study’s findings, published as an Article in Press in Biological Psychiatry, show that increased expression of PACAP – a peptide neurotransmitter the body ...

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08-31-2016

Solomon Study on Multiple Sclerosis Misdiagnosis Supports Improved Education of Clinicians

A number of common conditions are mistaken for multiple sclerosis (MS), a disabling central nervous system disease, say researchers at four academic medical centers across the U.S in a study published online today in the journal Neurology.

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08-25-2016

Medical Student Marchese Looks at Entrepreneurship for the Curriculum

“Innovation in healthcare begins and ends with the patient,” says University of Vermont medical student Alexander Marchese ’19, who adds that “although technologies are developed in the lab, they are often conceived in the clinic and can only be fully appreciated once they reach the patient.”

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