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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.

Cancer researchers in a lab

Early-Career Investigators to Benefit from New ACS Grant Awarded to UVM Cancer Center

Progress in cancer research over the past two decades has been remarkable. Five-year survival rates for cancer types such as prostate and breast have nearly doubled in the last 50 years, and cancer is becoming a survivable disease for many. However, more progress is needed, and the work of early-career researchers is critical in ...

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Sean Diehl, Ph.D., Jason Botten, Ph.D., Jon Boyson, Ph.D., and Beth Kirkpatrick, M.D.

UVM Vaccine Testing Center Receives Grant for Dengue Fever Study

Despite winter temperatures in the single digits, mosquitoes, and – more accurately – the diseases they can transmit, are on the minds of University of Vermont vaccine researchers Sean Diehl, Ph.D., and Beth Kirkpatrick, M.D., of the UVM Vaccine Testing Center (VTC). They and UVM colleagues Jon Boyson, Ph.D., and Jason ...

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Sarah Heil, Ph.D.

Heil and Colleagues Look Deeper into the Unhealthy Behaviors Targeted by New Year’s Resolutions

Losing weight, quitting smoking, and getting fit are among the most popular New Year’s resolutions that get both made and broken every year, and with good reason: unhealthy behaviors are hard to change. The situation is overrepresented in socioeconomically disadvantaged populations, for whom these behaviors are contributing ...

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