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.
Cardiologists don’t fully understand what causes a common abnormality in heart failure patients called diastolic dysfunction and have no current therapies to treat it, say University of Vermont cardiologists Martin LeWinter, M.D., and Peter Van Buren, M.D. Most patients with this condition have a history of high blood pressure.
People with blue eyes might have a greater chance of becoming alcoholics, according to a unique new study by genetic researchers at the University of Vermont.
A study that compared brain imaging and gene expression data from a large sample of adolescents conducted by Stanford University School of Medicine researchers and colleagues including University of Vermont neuroscientist Hugh Garavan, Ph.D., has found evidence that genetic expression correlates with functional brain activity.