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June 22, 2022
Early Career Science Jam
Delivering a Great Elevator Pitch: A Science Communication Event
6:00 - 8:30 PM
Hotel Vermont - Juniper Hall
41 Cherry Street, Burlington
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Article Alert!

New AHA Hypertension publication from the Cipolla Lab and Zhoajin (Scarlett) Li, PhD, former ECAC member, finds pial collaterals dialated significantly to induced flow and shear stress, however, the vasodialation was impaired in hypertension!

New article in Research & Practice in Thrombosis & Haemostasis finds CVRI's Early Career Research Grant award program shows a positive impact on early caeer investigator applicants and peer reviewers

Many thanks to ECAC members Amreen Mughal, PhD, Kramer Wahlberg, MD, Zhaojin (Scarlett) Li, MS, Jonathan Flyer, MD and Nels Olson, PhD and to ECAC advisor Mary Cushman, MD, MSc for your many contributions to this manuscript!

CVRI News & Announcements

  • Congratulations to Dr. Tim Plante
    I’m pleased to tell you that our own Dr. Tim Plante received the Sandra Daugherty Award for Excellence in Hypertension or Epidemiology at the AHA Epidemiology/Lifestyle conference in Chicago yesterday! His abstract was presented as an oral presentation today and was based on his research funded by the CVRI Bloomfield Professorship, “Inflammatory cytokines and incident hypertension in the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study.”
  • Cipolla Named Chair of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering
    Marilyn Cipolla, Ph.D., professor of neurological sciences at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, has been appointed chair of the Department of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering in the UVM College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences.
  • CVRI Viridis Montis Challenge Highlights Early-Career Researchers
    Cardiac remodeling, chronic kidney disease, brain cell energy generation, hypertension and stroke risk, and socioeconomic status and cardiac rehabilitation outcomes, were the topics presented at the Cardiovascular Research Institute of Vermont’s annual Viridis Montis Early Career Investigator Challenge on February 2, 2022.
  • Martin M. LeWinter (MMLW) Young Investigator Award
    Funding Announcement: The MMLW Funding mechanism is an initiative designed to provide funding for potentially high reward pilot projects proposed by innovative young investigators.

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Viridis Montis Research Competition
Watch the video presentation of the competition featuring the top 5 finalists!
Virdis Montis Early Career Investigator Challenge in Cardiovascular Disease

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Vermont Center for Cardiovascular and Brain Health Conference
Translation of in-clinic gains to gains in daily life after stroke
Catherine Lang, PT, PhD
February 18, 2022

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.

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Medical Student Opportunites

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