Research News

  • Irvin Receives Crapo Lifetime Achievement Award at 2016 ATS Conference
    The American Thoracic Society (ATS) Assembly on Respiratory Structure and Function (RSF) selected Charles Irvin, Ph.D., professor of medicine and director, Vermont Lung Center, to be the inaugural recipient of the RSF 2016 Robert Crapo Lifetime Achievement Award for Pulmonary Diagnostics.
  • Moses Discusses Study to Evaluate New Treatment for Clinical Symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis
    The following commentary, provided by Peter Moses, M.D., University of Vermont professor of medicine and a gastroenterologist at UVM Medical Center, was originally featured on the University of Vermont Medical Center Blog.
  • Dixon’s Research on Obesity-Asthma Link Gains Momentum
    Building on surprising 2011 study results, Associate Professor Anne Dixon, M.A., B.M., B.Ch., and colleagues, recently reported another critical discovery in the October 1, 2012 American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
  • Rincon and Champagne's Discovery Could Help Boost Flu Vaccine Response
    A relatively unknown molecule that regulates metabolism could be the key to boosting an individual’s immunity to the flu – and potentially other viruses – according to research reported today in the journal Immunity.
  • Year in Review 2015: Research Milestones
    With proposals ranging from low-cost ground-penetrating radar to a lung sealant derived from seaweed, six research teams from the University of Vermont pitched their ideas to a panel of experts at the first university-wide SPARK-VT session in June 2015, all hoping to receive a seed grant to help move their innovative work one step closer to the marketplace.