Surgical Research

The mission of the Division of Surgical Research is to enhance patient care through the advancement of biomedical knowledge, and to employ cutting edge technologies to pursue new therapeutic breakthroughs. The research in the Division spans a variety of disciplines, and encompasses clinical, basic, and translational research.


Division Spotlights

Boyson_etal_2014_cropUniversity of Vermont vaccine researchers Sean Diehl, Ph.D., and Beth Kirkpatrick, M.D., of the UVM Vaccine Testing Center (VTC) and UVM colleagues Jon Boyson, Ph.D., and Jason Botten, Ph.D., just received a three-year $2.2 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to study the immunological basis of protection from dengue fever.

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Administrative Assistant

Congratulations go out to Brian Sprague, PhD, for his 2016 promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure in the Department of Surgery as well as being awarded the Green & Gold Professorship in Surgical Research.