News from the College

Use the links below to read recent news and stories from the college.

  • Newest Medical Students Receive White Coats
    October 13, 2023
    Class of 2027 medical students received their first white coats on October 13 in a special ceremony at Ira Allen Chapel. The students hail from throughout the nation and around the world, and each has a unique story of what brought them to study medicine. Meet some of UVM's newest future doctors.
  • UVM Professor Receives $1.3M Grant for Trauma Research
    October 10, 2023
  • UVM and icddr,b Work to Address Dengue Surge
    October 9, 2023
    UVM and icddr,b the first to study a promising dengue vaccine in dengue-endemic Bangladesh
  • Kat Cheung: Interim Leader of Center on Aging
    September 27, 2023
    Katharine Cheung, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine, assumed the role of Interim Director of the Center on Aging, effective September 1. A geriatric and palliative nephrologist, Cheung served on the center’s advisory board from 2017-2023. As interim director, Cheung's top priorities include relaunching pilot grants for faculty who are interested in pursuing research focused on gerontology or geriatric issues.
  • 26th Annual Women’s Health and Cancer Conference
    September 25, 2023
  • Stevenson Named Distinguished Graduate Alumnus
    September 22, 2023
    Andra Stevenson, Ph.D.’01, Returns to UVM to Share Insights on Mentorship and Career Journey
  • Medical Students Host ‘Look at Larner’
    September 22, 2023
    Aspiring medical students from populations underrepresented in medicine visited UVM for Look at Larner, a medical student-led event that offers aspiring students a glimpse of medical school. Activities include lessons in the anatomy lab, clinical simulations, campus tours and admissions advice.
  • New study in Science Advances reveals insights into the regulation of glutathione
    September 13, 2023
    Research by Yvonne Janssen-Heininger, Ph.D., and Reem Aboushousha, Ph.D, uncovered a novel facet of glutaredoxin, a prominent player in humans’ antioxidant defense system . The findings bear substantial implications in the field of cancer biology.
  • Summer Scholars: Medical Students Dive Into Research
    September 12, 2023
    Each summer, many rising second-year medical students engage in clinical, basic science or health policy-related research projects under the guidance of expert faculty. The students choose their topics based on personal passions and immerse themselves in projects tackling medical puzzles and unmet health needs. Engaging in research can be among the most valuable experiences during a medical education.
  • The Dean's Celebration of Excellence in Research
    September 11, 2023
    The University of Vermont and UVM Larner College of Medicine are delighted to announce the upcoming "Dean's Celebration of Excellence in Research," a weeklong celebration dedicated to showcasing the exceptional research endeavors of faculty, research fellows, and graduate students. Held September 18 to 22, 2023, this year’s series promises to be an extraordinary platform for academic discovery and collaboration.