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Vikas Anathy, Ph.D., University of Vermont Assistant Professor of Pathology


Anathy Receives Research Award from Asthma and Allergy Foundation

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) recently announced that Vikas Anathy, Ph.D., University of Vermont assistant professor of pathology, is the 2014 recipient of AAFA’s Sheldon C. Siegel Investigator Grant Award. AAFA’s annual research award provides $20,000 per year for two years to selected projects that are ...

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A Vaccine for Ebola?

In the past year, the largest and deadliest outbreak of the Ebola virus has spread through West Africa -- now with confirmed cases in five countries -- and more than half of those who have contracted the virus have perished from it. These frightening statistics have put the development of a vaccine on a fast track, and the ...

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Second-year University of Vermont College of Medicine student Meredith Sooy


Class of 2017’s Sooy Focuses Summer Research Fellowship on Pediatric Motivational Interviewing

Second-year University of Vermont College of Medicine student Meredith Sooy spent a lot of time in front of a camera this summer, but she wasn’t modeling or acting; she was conducting research. Her eight-week summer research fellowship, working with mentor Barbara Frankowski, M.D., M.P.H., professor of pediatrics, and ...

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Gilman Allen, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine


Allen’s Study Focuses on Eradicating Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections

Even in 2014, one of the best practices hospitals can encourage in their medical and surgical intensive care units may be proper hand washing.

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Robert Williams, M.D.


Williams Explores Link between Spinal Anesthesia in Infants and Later Cognitive Function

How might anesthesia at a very young age affect children as they grow up? University of Vermont (UVM) Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Robert Williams, M.D., and colleagues, developed a database that compares spinal anesthesia response data from more than 2,500 Vermont babies with ...

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Nicholas Farina, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Associate in the University of Vermont Department of Biochemistry and Member of the Vermont Cancer Center


Farina Receives DoD Grant to Study Prostate Cancer Biomarkers

Nicholas Farina, Ph.D., a post-doctoral associate in the University of Vermont Department of Biochemistry and member of the Vermont Cancer Center, has been awarded a United States Department of Defense grant in support of his research to identify novel biomarkers in the blood to more effectively diagnose the most aggressive forms ...

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