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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.

Taking Aim at Cancer with New Genomic Tests for Patients

No two patients with lung cancer are exactly alike – some are former smokers and others have never smoked – and often, different genetic mutations are responsible for their disease. While treatments exist to target many of these mutations, cancer cells can be tricky to treat: they can adapt and sneak around the targeted drugs ...

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Moses Discusses Study to Evaluate New Treatment for Clinical Symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis

The following commentary, provided by Peter Moses, M.D., University of Vermont professor of medicine and a gastroenterologist at UVM Medical Center, was originally featured on the University of Vermont Medical Center Blog. Moses’ colleague Mario Velez, M.D., recently participated in a WCAX-TV interview regarding UVM’s new ...

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The Great American Smokeout: Tips on How to Diplomatically Help a Friend/Relative Quit

November 19, 2015 marked the date of this year's Great American Smokeout, when cigarette smokers are asked to refrain from smoking for one day in hopes that the effort will lead to quitting forever. Most people know a smoker they would like to see stop, but wonder if making that request is appropriate. Research from the ...

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