CVRI Center News

  • UVM Hosts Second Symposium for Heart and Brain Health
    June 2, 2022 by Sam Israel
    The Vermont Center for Cardiovascular and Brain Health's annual symposium was featured in a news story on ABC22 and Fox44. on June 1.
    Read full story at mychamplainvalley.com
  • CVRI Early Career Advisory Committee Awards Funding to Support Trainee Research Projects
    May 16, 2022 by Cardiovascular Research Institute of Vermont
    Through its initiative to support research projects conceived and developed by early career investigators, the ECAC recently funded 5 research projects.
  • Project Leader Sherrie Khadanga, MD Receives Inaugural Award
    May 11, 2022 by Nicole Twohig
    VCBH Project Leader Sherrie Khadanga, MD received the inaugural Wohlgemuth Fellowship Award in March for her proposed study titled “Remote Smoking Cessation in Hospitalized Cardiac Patients: Bridging the Post-discharge Care Gap.”
  • Johnson Awarded R01 NIH Grant
    April 7, 2022 by Nina Shedd
    Congratulations to Abbie Chapman Johnson, Ph.D., for receiving her first R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) and the NIH National Institute on Aging.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Tim Plante
    March 21, 2022 by Mary Cushman via Email
    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.”
  • CVRI Viridis Montis Challenge Highlights Early-Career Researchers
    March 8, 2022 by Jennifer Nachbur
    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.
  • Cipolla Named Chair of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering
    January 31, 2022 by Jennifer Nachbur
    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.