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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.

Martin LeWinter, M.D., Peter Van Buren, M.D.

Heart Failure Research by LeWinter and Van Buren Contributes to Improved Patient Care

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.

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Arvis Sulovari, Dawei Li, Ph.D.

Sulovari and Li Publish Study Suggesting Link between Eye Color and Alcohol Dependence

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.

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Hugh Garavan, Ph.D.

Garavan Coauthors Science Study on Brain Activity Networks

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.

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