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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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Research News

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.

Kalev Freeman and student

UVM Undergrads and Community Benefit from Freeman’s ER-based Smoking Intervention Study

If there’s a right time for a smoker to consider quitting, it’s arguably when he or she lands in the emergency room.

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Brian Sprague, Ph.D.

Sprague Study Shows Supplemental Breast Cancer Screening for Women with Dense Breasts Not Beneficial

A new study released in the Annals of Internal Medicine and led by Brian Sprague, Ph.D., at the University of Vermont Cancer Center concludes that supplemental ultrasound screening for women with dense breasts would substantially increase costs with little improvement in overall outcomes. The research provides needed evidence on ...

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Mike Foley and Eric Clark

The Social Contagion of Fear: Clark Analyzes Ebola Discussions on Twitter

As the Ebola epidemic expanded overseas and reached U.S. shores in late September, concern – and misinformation – flew across social media networks.

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