News from the College

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

  • 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.
  • Incentive Scholarship Supports Larner Graduates Practicing in Vermont
    September 7, 2023
    Cliff Reilly '24 aspires to work at a small community hospital in Vermont. As the inaugural recipient of an incentive scholarship that will pay back his medical school loans, this goal is within Reilly's grasp. The incentive aims to strengthen the physician workforce pipeline into Vermont, as the state competes nationally and globally to attract and retain a geographically distributed physician workforce.
  • Dixon Appointed Chair of the Department of Medicine
    September 7, 2023
    Anne Dixon, M.A, B.M.B.Ch., Professor of Medicine, has been appointed Chair of the Department of Medicine in the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont.
  • STOP THE BLEED® Program Provides Thousands of Vermonters with Life-Saving Training
    September 7, 2023
    Earlier this year, the University of Vermont Medical Center’s STOP THE BLEED® Program celebrated its five-year anniversary. Since 2018, more than 5,500 Vermont citizens have received life-saving training to stop bleeding in traumatic scenarios.
  • Whitaker Awarded $1.95M Grant to Unravel Anesthesia-Induced Hypotension
    August 31, 2023
    Emmett Whitaker, M.D., FAAP, associate professor of anesthesiology, neurological sciences, and pediatrics, received a substantial R35 MIRA grant from NIGMS for his study “Vascular Determinants of Anesthesia-Induced Hypotension at the Extremes of Age.” This five-year project—the department’s first NIH grant—addresses intraoperative hypotension in neonates, infants, and older adults under anesthesia.