Recent News

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  • Reconsidering Resilience: Insights from Copeland’s Research
    November 12, 2023 by Angela Ferrante
    Most children are exposed to adversity by the time they reach adulthood, but a portion of children stay free of mental illness despite trying circumstances. A recent study led by Professor of Psychiatry William Copeland, Ph.D., and supported by UVM researchers, challenges the notion that childhood resilience is common and explores possible solutions to this crisis via public health initiatives.
  • Wolfson Interviewed by WCAX about UVMMC ED Peer Recovery Coaches
    November 10, 2023 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (NOVEMBER 10, 2023) Daniel Wolfson, M.D., associate professor of emergency medicine, commented to WCAX-TV for a story on a pre-pandemic addiction treatment program that embedded peer recovery coaches in the UVM Medical Center emergency department—now it’s back, after an extended pandemic pause.
    Read full story at WCAX-TV
  • Tighe’s DNA Extraction Work Reaches New Heights
    November 10, 2023 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (NOVEMBER 10, 2023) A lyophilized whole-cell mix of 10 bacterial species customized by Scott Tighe, technical director at the University of Vermont’s advanced genomics lab, and colleagues, was sent to the International Space Station aboard the SpaceX CRS-29 Cargo Dragon Resupply Craft mission on November 9.
    Read full story at Pharmaceutical Daily
  • CORA Grant Funds Narcan Vending Machine in Johnson, Daily Yonder Reports
    November 9, 2023 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (NOVEMBER 9, 2023) Thanks to a grant from the University of Vermont’s Center on Rural Addiction (CORA), the Johnson Health Center has a vending machine that dispenses free boxes of the life-saving overdose reversal drug naloxone—the first of its kind in the state—the (Whitesburg, Kentucky) Daily Yonder reports.
    Read full story at the Daily Yonder (Whitesburg, Kentucky)
  • MedPage Today Highlights Soll Commentary on Umbilical Cord Study
    November 9, 2023 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (NOVEMBER 9, 2023) Neonatologist Roger Soll, M.D., professor of pediatrics, commented in the journal Pediatrics on a randomized controlled trial showing that umbilical cord milking appeared to be a safe alternative to delayed cord clamping in very premature infants, according to MedPage Today.
    Read full story at MedPage Today

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