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Stephen Higgins, Ph.D.


Higgins Among Top FY14 Research Award Recipients

Despite the continued challenges in securing National Institutes of Health (NIH) research support in fiscal year 2014 – including sequestration and lower grant application success rates – the University of Vermont College of Medicine was fortunate to secure $81.4 million in grant funding in fiscal year 2014 (FY14), which ran ...

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Cancer Center Holds Research Symposium Nov. 21

At the University of Vermont Cancer Center, basic and laboratory scientists, behaviorists, along with physician investigators and other caregivers work collaboratively to look at different factors that cause cancer as well protect against cancer. That interdisciplinary approach was highlighted at the UVM Cancer Center’s annual ...

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Kathleen Bashant and Dr. Ralph Budd


Undergrad Access to Med School Mentors

Kathleen Bashant is busy in the research lab of Dr. Ralph Budd, a faculty member at the University of Vermont’s College of Medicine, working on a project for the third straight year. She’s part of a team that is looking at dendritic cell and gamma delta T cell interactions and their role in the immune system -- in particular, ...

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Jason Bates, Ph.D. professor of medicine


UVM Expands SPARK-VT Initiative to Stimulate Research Innovation

SPARK-VT, an initiative that helps bring promising research discoveries to the marketplace piloted in 2012 by the University of Vermont Department of Medicine, has been expanded to engage faculty across the University, launching this week with a Call for Proposals to all UVM researchers.

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Tom Sullivan, president of UVM; Dr. John Brumsted, president and CEO of The University of Vermont Health Network & The University of Vermont Medical Center; Frederick Morin, M.D., dean of the University of Vermont College of Medicine; and Patricia Prelock, Ph.D., dean of the University of Vermont College of Nursing and Health Sciences


University of Vermont Medical Center and Health Network Launch Reflects Collaboration, Academic Strength

New names for the four-hospital affiliation known as Fletcher Allen Partners, and its individual members, were made official today in recognition that the partnership has become one organization focused on delivering academic medicine to the people of Vermont and northern New York more efficiently and as close to home as ...

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Richard Galbraith


New Research VP's Initiatives Aim to Help Faculty Succeed

After a long and distinguished tenure as a faculty member, clinician, research scientist and administrator in UVM’s College of Medicine, Richard Galbraith was named UVM’s vice president for research in July 2014. UVM Today recently sat down with Dr. Galbraith, an M.D. who also holds a Ph.D. in molecular and cellular biology, ...

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