News & Events

Northern New England Clinical & Translational Research (NNE-CTR) successes, events and news.


  • Free Webinar: Genomics and Precision Health
    Realizing the Full Potential of Health for All Through Genomics and Precision Health: A discussion with the National Academies Genomics Roundtable. October 20th @ 7pm EST
  • 2021 Clinical Quality Symposium, 10/5/2021
    Presented by the Bi-State Primary Care Association serving Vermont and New Hampshire, register to attend the virtual Clinical Quality Symposium and learn about the current clinical and public health needs of our shared region.
  • NIH Virtual Workshop on Rural Telehealth, Oct 12-14
    Pathways to Prevention: Improving Rural Health Through Telehealth-Guided Provider-to-Provider Communication
  • Virtual IDeA Retreat, Aug 19, 8:15a to 12p
    The VT IDeA Retreat is being organized by the Vermont Biomedical Research Network. We encourage your participation in this exciting program that will bring together faculty from across Vermont to strengthen our biomedical research infrastructure - a key goal of NIGMS’ IDeA program.
  • Register Now for Clinical Research ECHO Monthly Workshops, every 3rd Wednesday, 12-1pm
    The Clinical Research ECHO will focus on developing all types of clinical research including investigator-initiated projects.
  • NNE-CTR Investigators Receive $9M Grant
    Northern New England Clinical & Translational Research Network Investigators Awarded $9 Million Grant to Study Epigenetics in Breast Cancer
  • Extramural & Training Grants Workshop, August 11 2-3:30pm
    The American Cancer Society awards research grants and fellowships to promising scientists early in their careers who have unique hypotheses for cancer prevention and study, fostering the next generation of cancer research and creating a strong foundation of preliminary evidence to make scientific advancements. The Society also sponsors grants that support training for health professionals seeking to develop their clinical expertise and/or their ability to conduct independent research.
  • Seminar Series: Concerns & Beliefs about Substance Use & Treatment, May 14 RECORDED
    In this presentation, Dr. Harder shares results from a baseline needs assessment survey with practitioners across Vermont and New Hampshire related to substance use and treatment. Learn about the level of concern that practitioners have for many substances including opioids, stimulants, cannabis, and tobacco, and about their beliefs related to treatment. Learn about the barriers that practitioners and patients face in relation to providing and seeking treatment for opioid use disorder, how comfortable practitioners feel treating opioid use disorder, and how comfort and barriers are related.
  • Seminar Series: Spatial Mapping with 10x Genomics, May 7 RECORDED
    ​Assessing gene expression with morphological context is critical to our understanding of biology and the progression of disease. Learn how Visium Spatial Solutions from 10x Genomics are enabling researchers to map the whole transcriptome with morphological context. Learn how Visium Spatial Solutions can enable uncovering novel insights into normal development, disease pathology, and clinical translational research.
  • Seminar Series: Cancer Care in Rural America, April 16 RECORDED
    This presentation provided a broad perspective on current challenges in providing high quality cancer care in rural settings, barriers to generating evidence to address those challenges, and efforts the National Cancer Institute has undertaken to both improve care and generate evidence.
  • Seminar Series: Health & Healthcare in Rural NNE, March 26 RECORDED
  • Seminar Series: 4 COVID-related Innovative Technologies RECORDED
    This 4-part presentation highlights important technologies that have emerged in response to COVID. Innovative products and processes have been developed by colleagues at UVM and MMC.
  • Seminar Series: CBi on Developing Tech for Remote Healthcare Delivery RECORDED
    The presentation introduced UVM’s Center for Biomedical Innovation and highlighted several ongoing projects that aim to develop new technologies for remote assessment and intervention. A new approach for rapid and objective fall risk characterization and a mobile application for providing physiological biofeedback to help manage panic attacks was discussed.
  • Joint Gund-UVM-MMCRI Catalyst Award has been Funded
    A Joint Catalyst Award on rural health and the environment, presented in partnership with UVM’s Larner College of Medicine, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, and the Northern New England Clinical & Translational Research Network, has been awarded to Gund Fellow Meredith Niles (CALS).
  • National COVID Cohort Collaborate (N3C) Primer Jan 25 RECORDED
    UVM’s Center for Biomedical Innovation (CBi) is looking for project ideas for devices and software to improve rural delivery of medicine in Vermont and across the country.
  • Seminar Series: Link to previous presentation RECORDINGS
    Recent Seminar Series Presentations
  • LCOM Public Health Projects Poster Showcase
    The UVM Larner College of Medicine's Public Health Projects Poster Session & Community Celebration was held virtually December 10-11 and is accessible here.
  • 2-part Webinar: The CODEX Workflow & Analysis (Recorded)
    The webinar covered overview of how the CODEX imaging works, how to analyze images obtained using CODEX system, various applications for CODEX platform.
  • Carney Receives President's Distinguished University Citizenship & Service Award
    Jan Carney, M.D., M.P.H., professor of medicine, associate dean for public health and health policy, and senior advisor to the dean of the Larner College of Medicine, has been named the 2019–2020 recipient of the President’s Distinguished University Citizenship and Service Award in recognition of her innovative teaching, creative leadership and service to the University of Vermont community.
  • Round 3 Pilot Project Awardees (Spring 2019)
    After careful peer review of Round 3 applications submitted in Spring of 2019, we announced the five Northern New England Clinical & Translational Research Network pilot project award winners.