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Success in competitive funding environment

  • In 2013, College of Medicine funding represented nearly 64% of total research funding at UVM.
  • A total of 308 research projects were funded at the College of Medicine in 2013.
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In 2013, the UVM College of Medicine received nearly $68 million in research funding, representing nearly 64 percent of total research funding at the University. Principal investigators led more than 300 funded projects in the basic, clinical and translational sciences, advancing our reputation for outstanding science and discovery.

Rup Tandan, M.D, F.R.C.P.

One Year Post-ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Tandan Comments on Research Strides in the Field

Fueled by a surge in funding from the viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, an initiative launched in August 2014 that raised $220 million in donations, Vermont neurologist Rup Tandan, M.D, F.R.C.P., and researchers across the country are looking at the environment for clues to the cause of ALS – also known as amyotrophic lateral ...

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Penn State’s Jensen Named Senior Associate Dean for Research

The University of Vermont College of Medicine has announced the appointment of Gordon L. Jensen, M.D., Ph.D., as senior associate dean for research. Jensen will also serve as professor of medicine and professor of nutrition and food sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He will join the College of Medicine ...

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Diann Gaalema, Ph.D., UVM assistant professor of psychiatry.

Gaalema & Colleagues Examine Smoking’s Impact on Behavior in Two Disadvantaged Populations

Smoking is tied to a wide variety of health problems and in vulnerable populations – including individuals with mental illness and/or low socio-economic status – those problems can get far more complicated, according to new research from the University of Vermont College of Medicine.

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