Excellence in Research Awards
UVM's Larner College of Medicine held its annual Excellence in Research Day on November 13, 2017. Beth Kirkpatrick, MD, Director of the Vaccine Testing Center, was awarded Senior Researcher of the Year while Christopher Huston, MD, Faculty Researcher with the VTC, received the Mid-Career Investigator Award.
Congratulations Dr. Kirkpatrick and Dr. Huston!
VTC Faculty Awarded Inaugural Joint Research Grant
UVM Vaccine Testing Center immunologist Sean Diehl, Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine; Donna Rizzo, Ph.D., professor of engineering; Sam Scarpino, Ph.D., assistant professor of mathematics and statistics; and John Hanley, Ph.D., a postdoctoral associate in engineering, have been awarded the inaugural UVM Biomedical Engineering Program Pilot Research Program grant funded jointly by the Larner College of Medicine and the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences. Their project “Integrating omics and clinical data to study dengue infection” centers around developing a web-based predictive modeling approach to utilize genome wide transcriptome data to model the clinical response to dengue virus infection. Article about grant.