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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.

Wolfgang Dostmann, Ph.D.

Dostmann Contributes to Nature Study that Identifies Missing “Culprit” in Heart Failure

Nearly six million Americans are living with heart failure, a condition that occurs when the heart muscle cannot pump enough blood, rendering it unable to meet the body’s needs for blood and oxygen. New research by investigators at Johns Hopkins University and several U.S. and international institutions, including the University ...

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Susan Lakoski, M.D.

Lakoski JAMA Oncology Study Links Mid-life Fitness with Cancer Incidence and Survival

A study by University of Vermont Cancer Center researcher and clinician Susan Lakoski, M.D., and colleagues has found that higher levels of mid-life fitness provide a mortality benefit in older age even in the setting of a cancer diagnosis. Their findings appear in the March 26, 2015 edition of JAMA Oncology.

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Sylvie Doublié, Ph.D.

Doublie and Zahn’s 3-D Snapshot of Protein Highlights Potential Drug Target for Breast Cancer

The genome of a cell is under constant attack, suffering DNA damage that requires an army of repair mechanisms to keep the cell healthy and alive. Understanding the behavior of the enzymes defending these assaults helps determine how – and where – cancer gets its foothold and flourishes. New research published in an Advance ...

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