News from the College

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

  • Medical Students Present Public Health Projects at Community Celebration
    June 15, 2023
    Class of 2026 Larner College of Medicine students researched Vermont’s most timely public health and social needs, revealing important findings that will help shape direction for social service agencies. The students shared their findings at community celebration in on May 31.
  • Botten & Celdara's NIH Grant to Help Develop Therapeutic Antibodies for Deadly Disease
    June 14, 2023
    Celdara Medical and UVM Professor of Medicine Jason Botten, Ph.D., have received a Phase II Small Business Technology Transfer grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases that will support the ongoing development of therapeutic antibodies for the treatment of Hantavirus Cardiopulmonary Syndrome – a severe respiratory disease caused by rodent-borne hantaviruses.
  • Improving Diversity in Heart Disease Clinical Research: Study Examines Efficacy of Digital Tools
    June 13, 2023
    A new study at the University of Vermont is exploring whether inviting Black people to help design digital recruitment approaches will better engage Black adults and increase participation in trials.
  • First-Ever Millennial Lung Health Study Launches in Vermont
    June 9, 2023
    On May 17, 2023, the University of Vermont’s Vermont Lung Center and the American Lung Association announced Vermont’s participation as one of 35 sites across the country conducting a first-of-its-kind large-scale study of millennial lung health - the Lung Health Cohort Study.
  • Hearts and Minds: Symposium Spotlights Cardiovascular-Brain Research
    June 20, 2023
    The Vermont Center for Cardiovascular and Brain Health supports research by early-career scientists who are investigating the mysteries of the heart-brain connection. The researchers are sharing their findings at a symposium on June 15-16 at UVM’s Davis Center.
  • Larner Representatives Attend Medical Education Millennium Conference
    May 24, 2023
    The Larner College of Medicine was one of eight medical schools selected to participate in the 2023 Millennium Conference from May 2-4, hosted by the Carl J. Shapiro Institute for Education and Research at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Five Larner representatives attended the event, which focused on professionalism for physicians.
  • UVM Cancer Center and Vermont Lake Monsters Team Up to Strike Out Skin Cancer
    May 31, 2023
    This summer, the UVM Cancer Center and the Vermont Lake Monsters are raising awareness about skin cancer prevention.
  • Cushman, Higgins, Stein, and Heil Recognized with UVM Faculty Awards
    May 17, 2023
    The University of Vermont (UVM) recently recognized Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., Stephen Higgins, Ph.D., and Gary Stein, Ph.D., as University Distinguished Professors, and Sarah Heil, Ph.D., was named a 2023-24 University Scholar.
  • Larner Graduates, Faculty Honored at UVM Commencement Weekend Ceremonies
    May 22, 2023
    Students, family, friends, faculty, and staff gathered May 20 and 21 to celebrate both the next generation of biomedical scientists and health professionals, as well as the exceptional academic achievements of several Larner College of Medicine faculty, during the University of Vermont’s Commencement Weekend.
  • Postdoctoral Research Showcased at UVM Event
    May 18, 2023
    Promising young scientists from colleges across the UVM campus gathered recently to celebrate the broad training experience, varied investigations, and collaborative community of UVM’s postdoctoral scholars. Organized by the UVM Postdoctoral Association, the event provided a chance for the scholars to present their research and network with peers.