• UVM Part of NIH Study of Rural South's Health & Longevity Challenges
    May 22, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (May 22, 2019) In an effort to understand why some people born in rural communities in the South live shorter and less healthy lives than their counterparts elsewhere in the same counties as well as across the country, researchers from the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont at 11 other institutions will be participating in a new longitudinal cohort study aimed at combating this issue - the Risk Underlying Rural Areas Longitudinal Study (RURAL) .
  • Tracy Honored as University Distinguished Professor
    April 26, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (APRIL 26, 2019) Russell P. Tracy, Ph.D., professor of pathology & laboratory medicine and biochemistry at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, is among three faculty members who were selected for recognition as a University of Vermont Distinguished Professor at the UVM Main Commencement ceremony on May 19, 2019.
  • Larner College of Medicine Faculty Inventions Recognized at Annual I2V Conference
    April 8, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    More than a dozen Larner College of Medicine faculty and scientists were recognized during the awards portion of the 14th annual Invention to Venture (I2V) conference April 5, 2019.
  • New NNE-CTR Funding to Support Community Engagement Approach to Study Opioid Prescribing
    October 9, 2018 by Jennifer Nachbur
    An innovative initiative that will use a public health approach to inform opioid prescribing policies will be launched in northern New England thanks to a new $339,000 grant to the Northern New England Clinical and Translational Research (NNE-CTR) Network from the National Institutes of Health.
  • Stein Invested as Inaugural Perelman Professor in Cancer Research at UVM
    October 27, 2017 by Jennifer Nachbur
    Gary S. Stein, Ph.D., director of the University of Vermont Cancer Center, professor and chair of biochemistry and professor of surgery at the UVM Larner College of Medicine, was invested in a formal ceremony on October 27, 2017 as the inaugural Arthur Jason Perelman, M.D.’52 Professor in Cancer Research.
  • Tracy Honored with ISTH Distinguished Career Award for Blood-clotting Research Contributions
    July 19, 2017 by Jennifer Nachbur
  • NIH Awards $20M to UVM and Maine Medical Center To Address Rural Health Challenges
    July 13, 2017 by Jennifer Nachbur
    A five-year, $20 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical and Translational Research (CTR) Network grant will fund a joint program between the University of Vermont (UVM) and Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine to develop and sustain a clinical and translational research infrastructure improving rural and community health for residents of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
  • Lian and Stein Recognized as AAAS Fellows
    February 21, 2017 by Jennifer Nachbur
    University of Vermont Cancer Center members Jane Lian, Ph.D., and Janet Stein, Ph.D., have been elected Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in recognition of their contributions to innovation, education, and scientific leadership. The announcement of the AAAS 2016 Fellows was featured in the November 25, 2016 issue of Science.
  • Sprague, Weaver & Stein to Study Mechanisms Underlying Idle vs. Progessive Early Stage Breast Cancers
    November 11, 2015 by Sarah Keblin
    While better technology and screening practices have led to the detection of more breast cancers in women—many of which fall into a broad category of early-stage cancer, including ductal carcinoma in situ or DCIS—researchers still do not understand why some of these early cancers remain idle, while others progress. With the support of a new, $3.7 million federal grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), an interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Vermont (UVM) Cancer Center will be looking to answer this question.

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