Early Career Research Awards

To date the CVRI has awarded $225K in pilot grants!

2023 Funding Opportunity Announcement
2023 Application
Submission Deadline - February 10
Award notice - May 1

Historical Grant Awards

CVRI is broadly inclusive of investigators at UVM
d exists to foster cardiovascular research.

Give Now

Throughout all CVRI activities, we focus on developing the next generation of scientists and a significant portion of our resources goes to financial support of this critical activity.

News Spotlight


Stay tuned for the following announcements:

Thursday, May 4
CVRI Media Training Workshop
How to prepare for and deliver a great media interview!
Featuring WCAX reporters Christina Guessferd and Kevin Glass
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Hotel Vermont, Burlington

Wednesday, May 17
Journal Club and Lunch
Article by James Spudich, PhD
Presented by Kramer Wahlberg, MD

and Michael Previs, PhD
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
HSRF 400 Classroom, UVM

Thursday, May 18, 2023
CVRI Alpert Visiting Professor
James Spudich, PhD
Career Development Workshop and Lunch
Integrating academic scholarship, biotech entrepreneurship and personal life in one lifetime
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
HSRF 400 Classroom, UVM

Friday, May 19, 2023
CVRI Alpert Visiting Professor
James Spudich, PhD
Medicine Grand Rounds Seminar
Myosin, The Exquisite Nanomachine: Basic Mechanisms to Therapies
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
David Auditorium, UVMMC


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CVRI Support

Have a cardiovascular speaker you'd like to bring to campus?

Information on CVRI Co-Sponsorship of Cardiovascular Seminars can be found on the Application for Visiting Professor Funding.

Internal Grant or Biosketch Review

CVRI provides internal review of grant applications and biosketches to support cardiovascular research. E-mail CVRI for more information.  *NOTE: The request for internal review must be made at least 6 weeks before the submission deadline. Please include the funding mechanism to which you are applying for.

CVRI Travel Awards

CVRI travel awards are available to support trainees and junior investigators presenting abstracts at regional and national scientific meetings.  These competitive awards are for reimbursement of presentation-related expenses of up to $2,000 and offered on a limited rolling basis throughout the academic calendar year; more details can be found on the application for funding.

Published recently?

Share your citation for us to highlight your cardiovascular research! E-mail CVRI with your name, degree, title, department, and full PubMed citation.

Medical Student Opportunities

E-mail CVRI with your specific research interests and request for current mentorship opportunities.  Be sure to review CVRI's Board of Directors, Distinguished Investigators and Early Career Advisory Committee roster as a starting point for research interests.