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Research at the College of Medicine

Medical Research Excellence

Research funding at the College of Medicine has grown steadily to more than $82 million annually. Today, researchers in laboratory, clinical and community settings work to bring greater understanding of disease and wellness, and new, more effective treatments in key areas such as:

  • Cancer Research
  • Cardiovascular Research
  • Health Services Research and Education, Outcomes Research, and Quality Improvement
  • Immunobiology & Infectious Disease Research
  • Metaboloic Research
  • Neuroscience Research
  • Pulmonary & Environmental Disease Research

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Meet a Scientist: Alexander Marchese '19

“Innovation in healthcare begins and ends with the patient,” says University of Vermont medical student Alexander Marchese ’19, who adds that “although technologies are developed in the lab, they are often conceived in the clinic and can only be fully appreciated once they reach the patient.”

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Meet a Scientist: Chris Bernard '19

How do you carefully remove all of the cells from a lung, and then repopulate that ‘scaffold’ with stem cells from a new host?

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Research Spotlight

Cushman Named Editor-in-Chief of New International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis-Wiley Journal

On January 10, 2017, the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), in partnership with John Wiley and Sons, Inc., announced the launch of the Society’s new open access journal, Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis (RPTH), with its inaugural issue to publish in conjunction with the meeting of the ...

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Holmes Discusses Using Genetics to Predict Clot Risk

Among the side effects experienced by cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy is a higher risk of blood clots, but determining which patients are most likely to get them is a challenge for physicians. Researchers at the UVM Cancer Center, including Chris Holmes, M.D., Ph.D., and Steven Ades, M.D., both associate professors of ...

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