University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery


Surgical Research

A resident researcher peers into a microscope

The mission of the Division of Surgical Research is to enhance patient care through the advancement of biomedical knowledge, and to employ cutting-edge technologies to pursue new therapeutic breakthroughs. The research in the Division spans a variety of disciplines, and encompasses clinical, basic, and translational research.

Division Spotlights

Peter Zvara, MD PhD

University of Vermont vaccine researchers Sean Diehl, Ph.D., and Beth Kirkpatrick, M.D., of the UVM Vaccine Testing Center (VTC) and UVM colleagues Jon Boyson, Ph.D., and Jason Botten, Ph.D., just received a three-year $2.2 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to study the immunological basis of protection from dengue fever.

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Peter Zvara, MD PhD


Zvara and Class of 2014’s Lam Receive Recognition at National Urology Meeting

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Peter Zvara, MD, PhD

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