Leaders reveal how teamwork, mutual respect led to remarkable progress during ‘fireside chat’
Public-private cooperation holds great interest with the University Economic Development Association
Researchers set sights on ways to preserve brain health at Conference for Glial Biology in Medicine
Scientists will focus on ways to preserve the health of glial cells during the 5th International Conference of Glial Biology in Medicine, hosted by the Center for Glial Biology in Health, Disease and Cancer of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute.
Developmental and Translational Neurobiology Center to open at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
To better understand mechanisms underlying these diseases and disorders, researchers at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute are forming the Developmental and Translational Neurobiology Center.
Beliefs about nicotine influence cigarette craving
The relief of a craving may depend more on the belief of satisfaction than actual relief, according to scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas.
Income, education gaps influence breastfeeding, but policy and family history are factors too
A national research collaboration funded by the National Institutes of Health has found significant racial and ethnic disparities in breastfeeding outcomes, according to a study published online in Pediatrics.
Heart disease: Are there answers in the scars?
An international team of researchers recently published a review paper summarizing the potential therapeutic promise of targeting the non-muscle cells in the heart responsible for cardiac scarring in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery.
Scientists at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute take part in $15 million research project to study cigarettes and vaporized nicotine
The National Cancer Institute awarded $15 million to a consortium of 10 academic institutions in four countries to assess the likely impact of current and potential future policies regulating tobacco products, including increasingly popular vaping products.
The trial and error of viral evolution: The difference between fading out and pandemic
Viruses evolve quickly. The right trait at the right time is everything.
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute team begins to bridge gap between intellectual disability and molecular function
Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute discovered how mutations of a gene called CASK may cause genetic disorders such as microcephaly and postnatal intellectual disabilities.
From the Executive Director
Since opening its doors in September 2010, the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute has drawn 21 world-class research teams to Roanoke, Virginia. These teams are led by scientists who transcend conventional disciplinary boundaries as they seek innovation and discovery in the service of health.
- Deborah Kelly honored with Outstanding Research Award
- Sarah Henrickson Parker to speak at the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Surgical Patient Safety Course
- Read Montague selected as keynote speaker by Cognitive Science Student Association
- Stephanie DeLuca elected Director-at-Large of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
- Fresh Air/WVTF (Oct 6): VTCRI leads groundbreaking neuroscience
- Roanoke Times (Oct 6): Top international brain researchers exchange ideas at Roanoke forum
- WSLS-TV (Oct 5): Future of brain disorders and treatment discussed at Roanoke conference
- VTCRI Addiction Recovery Research Center
- VTCRI Center for Developmental and Translational Neurobiology
- VTCRI Center for Heart and Regenerative Medicine Research
- VTCRI Computational Psychiatry Unit
- VTCRI Human Neuroimaging Laboratory
- VTCRI Neuromotor Research Clinic
- VTCRI Glial Biology in Health, Disease, and Cancer Center