VBRN News & Highlights

In the News

UVM Receives $19.4 Million NIH Grant to Promote Biomedical Research

The University of Vermont has received a $19.4 million, five-year award from the National Institutes of Health to foster biomedical research expertise among faculty at Vermont’s four-year colleges and attract students at those schools and at UVM to careers in the biomedical sciences.

Download VBRN/VGN Publications

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

Faculty Collaborators Funded For Stress-In-Space Study

Faculty Collaborators Funded For Stress-In-Space Study

Story by: Mark Tarnacki (Drs. Tomasulo and Loisel have received funding from the Vermont Biomedical Research Network.) Saint Michael’s College faculty collaborators Melissa VanderKaay Tomasulo of neuroscience/ psychology and Dagan Loisel of biology learned this week...

From a Pair of Science Scholars, a Powerful Display of Ingenuity

From a Pair of Science Scholars, a Powerful Display of Ingenuity

Story by: Matthew Crowley The presentation was virtual, but the thrill was real. In April 2020, Norwich rising seniors and science majors Shawnae Evans and Halee Lair used social media to participate in Posters on the Hill, an annual undergraduate research poster...

Michael Durst Awarded $381,000 NIH R15 Grant

Michael Durst Awarded $381,000 NIH R15 Grant

Dr. Michael Durst, Assistant Professor of Physics at Middlebury College, received an R15 AREA grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, which will fund his research over the next three years. The grant entitled, “Volumetric Temporal...

Palmer Named Fulbright Scholar

Palmer Named Fulbright Scholar

Story by: Castleton University’s Office of Marketing and Communications (Dr. Palmer has received funding from the Vermont Biomedical Research Network.) Castleton University Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Christine Palmer – better known as Palmer to many around...

Professor Earns Award For Impact on Her Field and the Community

Professor Earns Award For Impact on Her Field and the Community

Story by: Norwich University Office of Communications (Dr. Neal has received funding from the Vermont Biomedical Research Network.) Norwich University Assistant Professor of Biology Allison Neal has been named the 2019 winner of Vermont Women in Higher Education’s...

David Allen Awarded $332,000 NIH R15 Grant

David Allen Awarded $332,000 NIH R15 Grant

Middlebury College Associate Professor in Biology, Dr. David Allen, won an R15 AREA grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to fund his research over the next three years.  The grant entitled “A climate and host community driven Ixodes...

Norwich University Lands $650,000 National Science Foundation Grant

Norwich University Lands $650,000 National Science Foundation Grant

Story by: Matthew Crowley (Dr. Olsen has received funding from the Vermont Biomedical Research Network.) Norwich University’s commitment to education and excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, got a major boost this month when a team...

VGN Researchers Win National Grants

VGN Researchers Win National Grants

Amanda Crocker Awarded $340,000 NIH R15 GrantMiddlebury College Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, Dr. Amanda Crocker, was awarded an R15 AREA grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) to fund her research over the next three years.The...