CVRI Center News

  • Dr. Khadanga's Study on Improving Fitness in Women Published in JAMA Cardiology
    November 30, 2021 by Nicole Twohig
    VCBH COBRE Project Leader Sherrie Khadanga, MD had the results of her randomized clinical trial (RCT) examining high-intensity interval training (HIIT) for women in cardiac rehabilitation published online in JAMA Cardiology on November 24, 2021.
  • 2021 Celebration of Research Excellence Highlights Accomplishments at Larner
    October 29, 2021 by Jennifer Nachbur
    The University of Vermont’s Larner College of Medicine held a successful Dean's Excellence in Research Celebration October 25-27, shining a light on the hard work and achievements of students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
  • Emmett Whitaker, M.D. Receives Mentored Research Training Grant
    October 29, 2021 by Vermont Center for Cardiovascular and Brain Health
    Congratulations to Dr. Emmett Whitaker for being awarded a 2021 Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research Mentored Research Training Grant (MRTG).
  • College Celebrates Firestone Building at Ceremonial Groundbreaking
    October 1, 2021 by Jennifer Nachbur
    The University of Vermont and Larner College of Medicine hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking to celebrate the four-story, 62,500-square-foot Firestone Medical Research Building currently under construction at the College of Medicine on September 30, 2021.
  • Pilot Grant Award Recipients 2021
    October 1, 2021 by Office of the VCCBH
    It is with great pleasure that we announce the recipients of our inaugural Vermont Center for Cardiovascular and Brain Health Pilot Grant Award, Drs Yangguang Ou and David Punihaole.
  • Hearts & Brains: UVM’s Newest COBRE Hits Its Stride at One-Year Anniversary
    July 22, 2021 by Jennifer Nachbur
    Not only is Vermont small and rural, but it’s also old. Currently, the state is ranked fourth in the nation for the relative number of residents over 65 years old – a whopping nearly 20 percent of Vermont’s population and rising. And with that status comes a disproportionately large share of heart disease, as well as blood vessel diseases and brain circulation problems that can lead to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

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