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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.

Toth’s NCI Grant Will Test Muscle-rebuilding Strategy in Breast Cancer Patients

He’s not a personal trainer, but University of Vermont Associate Professor of Medicine Michael Toth, Ph.D., has an idea for counteracting the muscle loss that commonly occurs in cancer patients. What causes this loss in muscle loss – or atrophy – with cancer and its treatment is still not known, but Toth believes that the ...

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Bernstein and Bates Inducted as 2016-17 University Scholars

University of Vermont College of Medicine faculty members Ira Bernstein, M.D., and Jason Bates, Ph.D., have been named as two of four University Scholars for 2016-17. Led by the UVM Graduate College, the program recognizes “sustained excellence in research, creative and scholarly activities.”

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New Findings Highlight Potential Treatment Aim for Heart Mutation Underlying Sudden Death

Two molecular physiologists at the University of Vermont (UVM) have taken a step closer toward a possible new treatment to address the underlying root cause of familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, an inherited disease that causes the heart muscle to thicken and struggle to pump blood. Their latest research, published online ...

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