CVRI Center News

  • 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.
  • Research Team Uncovers Unexplored Universe of Calcium Signals in the Brain
    July 21, 2021 by Jennifer Nachbur
    UVM and University of Maryland researchers have shown how the brain communicates to blood vessels when in need of energy, and how these blood vessels respond to direct blood flow to specific brain regions -- information that can help determine what goes wrong in conditions like Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, where faulty blood flow is a predictor for cognitive impairment.
  • Cushman & Colleagues' Study Shows Benefits of Early Anticlotting Therapy in Moderate COVID-19
    July 13, 2021 by Jennifer Nachbur
    New trial results from the University of Vermont and an international team of researchers show that administering a full dose of a standard blood thinner early to moderately ill hospitalized patients with COVID-19 could reduce the risk of severe disease and death.
  • Phil Ades, MD Receives Distinguished Mentor Award
    June 17, 2021 by Nicole Twohig
    On Friday, June 11, 2021, Phil Ades, MD, associate director of VCBH and director of cardiac rehabilitation in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the UVM Medical Center, received the UVM Larner College of Medicine's Department of Medicine’s Distinguished Mentor Award.
  • Early Career Advisory Committee Awards Funding to Support Trainee Research Projects
    May 14, 2021 by Cardiovascular Research Institute of Vermont
    The CVRI Early Career Advisory Committee recently funded research applicatinos through its initiative to support research projects conceived and developed by early career investigators.
  • Warshaw Honored as University Distinguished Professor
    May 21, 2021 by Jennifer Nachbur
    University of Vermont Provost and Senior Vice President Patty Prelock has announced that David Warshaw, Ph.D., professor and chair of molecular physiology and biophysics at the UVM Larner College of Medicine, is a 2021 recipient of the University Distinguished Professor Award – the highest academic honor that UVM can bestow upon a member of the faculty.
  • Meet CVRI's 2021-22 Early Career Advisory Committee Leadership Team
    June 1, 2021 by Cardiovascular Research Institute of Vermont
    Meet CVRI's 2021-2022 Early Career Advisory Committee Leadership Team