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  • van der Vliet's Study Finds Potential New Treatment Target for Obesity-Associated Asthma
    April 19, 2023 by Jennifer Nachbur
    A new study in the American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology by Albert van der Vliet, Ph.D., professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, and colleagues is honing in on why people with asthma often have worse symptoms if they are obese.
  • Seward Lab Lands Two-Year National Cancer Institute R21 Grant
    April 18, 2023 by Katelyn Queen
    UVM Cancer Center member David J. Seward, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, received a prestigious two-year National Cancer Institute R21 grant to investigate why lung cancers with a certain set of mutations demonstrate immunotherapy resistance.
  • Exercise As Medicine: Larner Student's Pilot Course Gets Future Doctors Moving
    April 18, 2023 by Janet Essman Franz
    As a soccer athlete, strength and conditioning coach, and neuroscience scholar, Alex Jenkins fully understands the value of regular physical activity for good health and mental wellbeing. As a rising fourth-year medical student, she’s also aware of how difficult it is to maintain an exercise routine amid a rigorous academic and work schedule, especially for those who don’t have a sports and fitness background. Jenkins is on track to change this dilemma with a new curriculum she created for first year medical students at the Larner College of Medicine.
  • Dixon Comments on Obesity and Asthma Study in Article
    April 17, 2023 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (APRIL 17, 2023) A study by Professor of Medicine Anne Dixon, B.M.B.Ch., and colleagues found that using oscillometry testing may allow physicians to identify patients with asthma and obesity who have a phenotype that may be related to worse symptoms and more severe disease, reported.
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  • Hundreds Attend AAMC Northeast Group on Educational Affairs Conference at Larner
    April 16, 2023 by Janet Essman Franz and Jennifer Nachbur
    Nearly 300 medical college educators and learners from throughout the northeastern U.S. gathered at the University of Vermont April 13-15 for the Northeast Group on Educational Affairs annual conference.


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