CVRI Center News

  • Cushman Comments on Coronavirus and Blood Type in Healthline Article
    March 22, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    MARCH 22, 2020) Professor of Medicine in the Hematology/Oncology Division, Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc. was quoted in a recent Healthline article, titled "Does Your Blood Type Increase Your Risk for Coronavirus?"
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  • CVRI Competition Highlights 2019 Early Career Research Accomplishments
    February 21, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    With an aim to highlight the work of promising early-career scientists, the Cardiovascular Research Institute of Vermont (CVRI) held the first annual “Viridis Montis Early Career Investigator Challenge in Cardiovascular Disease” competition on February 5, 2020. Four finalists delivered oral abstract presentations before a panel of five invited judges, including University of Vermont Provost Patty Prelock, Ph.D., and distinguished cardiovascular researchers from the Larner College of Medicine faculty.
  • Cushman and Copeland Named to List of World’s Most Influential Researchers
    November 20, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    Two University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine faculty have been named to a list of the world’s most influential researchers, based on the number of times their published studies have been cited by other researchers over the past decade. Researchers on the list are in the top 1 percent of all scholars whose work has been cited. The prestigious Highly Cited Researchers list is compiled and published annually by Clarivate Analytics.
  • Nelson’s Research Leadership Garners NHLBI Outstanding Investigator Award
    February 4, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    University of Vermont (UVM) Distinguished Professor and Chair of Pharmacology Mark Nelson, Ph.D., has been awarded a prestigious $6.45 million dollar Outstanding Investigator Award (OIA) from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes of Health. The award will provide support for Nelson’s research program, titled “Capillaries as a Sensory Web that Controls Cerebral Blood Flow in Health and Disease,” for seven years.
  • Class of 2021 Celebrates Teachers, Classmates at Foundations Awards Event
    January 25, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    The UVM Larner College of Medicine Class of 2021 participated in a Foundations Awards celebration January 24. The event, which marks the completion of the first level of the Vermont Integrated Curriculum, provides an opportunity for second-year medical students to join with faculty and staff and express their gratitude for the contributions of these Larner College of Medicine community members to their medical education journey.
  • Dr. Benedek Erdos Receives Inaugural Bloomfield Investiture
    July 31, 2017 by Mark Ray
    Benedek Erdos, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, was invested in a formal ceremony on July 31 as the inaugural Martin E. Bloomfield ’56 M.D.’60 and Judith S. Bloomfield ’59 Early Career Professor in Cardiovascular Research.

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