• Vermont Integrative Genetics Resource Celebrates Milestones, Grant Support
    June 18, 2020
    Despite the many challenges academic institutions have faced in 2020, the Vermont Integrative Genetics Resource (VIGR) shared core facility at the University of Vermont Cancer Center and Larner College of Medicine has achieved strong funding support and achieved some significant milestones over the past six months.
  • Holmes and Stein Named 2020-21 UVM University Scholars
    May 8, 2020
    Larner College of Medicine faculty members Gregory Holmes, M.D., professor and chair of neurological sciences, and Gary Stein, Ph.D., Perelman professor and chair of biochemistry, have been selected as University Scholars for the 2020-21 academic year.
  • American Academy of Arts & Sciences Elects Susan Wallace to Its Membership
    April 27, 2020
    The American Academy of Arts & Sciences has announced the election of University of Vermont Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Emerita Susan Wallace, Ph.D., to its membership, in recognition of her status as a world leader in the sciences. Wallace joins 275 new members elected on April 23, 2020.
  • Celebrating Student Research
    April 22, 2020
    Over one dozen Larner College of Medicine medical, doctoral students and Master of Public Health degree students recently presented their research alongside hundreds of peers from across UVM for the first-ever virtual Student Research Conference.
  • Cancer Center Team Presents National Model to Reduce Blood Clots in Patients
    April 21, 2020
    Often-deadly blood clots are a common complication of cancer care, yet less than five percent of patients receive education on how to prevent them. A team of clinician-researchers at the UVM Cancer Center have published an evidence-based prevention “roadmap” found to reduce blood clots by 38 percent in the highest-risk patients.
  • Bates and Vermont Team Invent Emergency Ventilator
    April 10, 2020
    Over the last three weeks, a team of scientists, engineers and doctors at the University of Vermont, including Professor of Medicine Jason Bates, have developed a new design—and built a working model—for a simple, inexpensive ventilator.
  • Sprague Study Suggests Improved Breast Cancer Screening with 3D Mammography
    March 31, 2020
    Research findings, published in JAMA Network Open and led by University of Vermont Cancer Center researcher Brian Sprague, Ph.D., show that breast cancer screening with digital breast tomosynthesis (also known as 3D mammography) improves breast cancer screening performance among most radiologists.
  • Goldman Named Inaugural Follansbee Professor
    February 4, 2020
    Glenn Goldman, M.D., professor of medicine and chief of dermatology, was invested as the inaugural Rogers and Nancy Follansbee Professor of Dermatology during a formal ceremony held February 3, 2020 at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont.
  • Gramling Study Finds Machine Learning Illuminates End-of-Life Conversations
    December 9, 2019
    Researchers at the University of Vermont’s Vermont Conversation Lab, including Miller Chair of Palliative Medicine Robert Gramling, M.D., D.Sc., have used machine learning and natural language processing to better understand what conversations surrounding life-threatening and serious illnesses look like, in order to help healthcare providers improve their end-of-life communication. Their work was published December 9 in the journal Patient Education and Counselling.
  • Cushman and Copeland Named to List of World’s Most Influential Researchers
    November 20, 2019
    Two University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine faculty have been named to a list of the world’s most influential researchers, based on the number of times their published studies have been cited by other researchers over the past decade. Researchers on the list are in the top 1 percent of all scholars whose work has been cited. The prestigious Highly Cited Researchers list is compiled and published annually by Clarivate Analytics.
  • UVM Health Network Pilot Project Offers Patients Genomic DNA Testing
    November 18, 2019
    The UVM Health Network is partnering with Invitae and LunaPBC on a pilot project to offer Genomic DNA Testing to patients as part of their clinical care. The pilot program is the beginning of an effort to increase the integration of genetic disease risks into routine medical care, which holds promise for providing Vermonters with valuable information to guide their health decisions.
  • Research Excellence and Scholarship Highlighted at Annual Celebration Events
    October 30, 2019
    The Larner College of Medicine's fourth annual "Celebrating Excellence in Research" series featured two days of presentations and recognition designed to highlight research performed by junior faculty, senior faculty, postdoctoral trainees, and graduate students at the College.
  • 22nd Annual Women's Health and Cancer Conference Draws More Than 800 From Community
    October 4, 2019
    It was a beautiful fall day of education and inspiration at the 22nd annual Women’s Health and Cancer Conference. More than 800 patients, providers, exhibitors and family members took part in this one-day, free event.
  • Dynamic Duos: Research Teams from the UVM Cancer Center
    September 9, 2019
  • Breast MRI Study Co-Authored by Sprague Featured in Multiple News Outlets
    June 4, 2019
    (JUNE 4, 2019) A breast cancer study published in Radiology and co-authored by Associate Professor of Surgery and Director of the Vermont Breast Cancer Surveillance System Brian Sprague, Ph.D., has been picked up by the newswires and published on multiple websites.
  • UVM & Dept. of Health Seek Young Vermonters’ Feedback on Substance Use Policies
    May 22, 2019
    (MAY 22, 2019) In April, the Vermont Department of Health, Vermont Center on Behavior and Health at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont (UVM), and UVM Cancer Center launched a new longitudinal pilot study, called PACE Vermont (Policy and Communication Evaluation Vermont), which is engaging young people ages 12 to 25 to help close the knowledge gap in effective substance use prevention efforts.
  • New England Cable News Highlights Krag's Cancer Research
    March 17, 2019
    (MARCH 17, 2019) Local Vermont media coverage of the annual S.D. Ireland St. Patrick's Day cement truck parade featured an interview with David Krag, M.D., S.D. Ireland Professor of Surgical Oncology at UVM's Larner College of Medicine, whose research is supported in part by the S.D. Ireland Cancer Research Fund, for which the event is a fundraiser.
  • Class of '21 Hosts Public Health Projects Poster Session
    January 23, 2019
    Now 15 years old, the Public Health Projects course at the University of Vermont’s Larner College of Medicine has yielded well over 200 projects in partnership with the United Way of Northwest Vermont, dozens of community collaborators and more than 100 professional publications. On January 23, members of the Class of 2021 showcased their work at a Poster Session & Community Celebration.
  • Class of ‘20 Students Present Public Health Projects – and Receive Awards – at APHA
    December 12, 2018
    The Public Health Projects course is 15 years old! Since it first launched in 2004, Larner College of Medicine students have completed 233 projects in partnership with the United Way of Northwest Vermont and dozens of community collaborators and published a total of nine papers and 123 peer-reviewed abstracts, including presentations at the American Public Health Association annual meeting.
  • Cushman & Page Receive Accolades at the AHA 2018 Scientific Sessions
    November 12, 2018
    University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine faculty members Mary Cushman, M.D., and Richard L. Page, M.D., were honored with the Council on Clinical Cardiology (CLDC) Distinguished Achievement Award at the Couawards at the American Heart Association (AHA) 2018 Scientific Sessions in Chicago.