Research Team Briefs for 2016

Deborah Kelly invited to speak at Georgia Tech’s Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology

Dec. 7, 2016

Deborah Kelly, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, will present at Georgia Tech’s Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology on Thursday, Dec. 8. Her talk is titled, “Improving Our Vision of Nanobiology.”

Sarah Henrickson Parker contributes chapter to British Medical Association award-winning book

Oct. 25, 2016

Sarah Henrickson Parker, a research assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, contributed a chapter to the British Medical Association award-winning book, “Enhancing Surgical Performance: A Primer in Non-technical Skills.”

Decision Neuroscience Symposium in Melbourne held in honor of institute researcher Read Montague

Oct. 11, 2016

The Decision Neuroscience Symposium of the Brain, Mind and Markets Laboratory of the University of Melbourne, Australia, was held Tuesday in honor of Read Montague, the director of the Human Neuroimaging Laboratory and the Computational Psychiatry Unit of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute.

Stephanie DeLuca elected Director-at-Large of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine

Aug. 17, 2016

Stephanie DeLuca, the co-director of the Neuromotor Research Clinic at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was recently elected as a Director-at-Large of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine.

Sarah Henrickson Parker to speak at the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Surgical Patient Safety Course

June 23, 2016

Sarah Henrickson Parker will speak on the human factors of patient safety at the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Surgical Patient Safety Course.

Deborah Kelly honored with Outstanding Research Award

June 9, 2016

Virginia Tech’s Department of Biological Sciences honored Deborah Kelly with an Outstanding Research Award on May 5.

Read Montague selected as keynote speaker by Cognitive Science Student Association

May 2, 2016

Read Montague, the Virginia Tech Carilion Vernon Mountcastle Research Professor, was invited to speak at the eighth annual conference of the Cognitive Science Student Association at the University of California at Berkeley.

Sarah Henrickson Parker selected for grant review panel

April 25, 2016

Sarah Henrickson Parker, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was nominated to serve on a grant review panel for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Michael Friedlander to be Ferrum College’s next executive in residence

March 25, 2016

Michael Friedlander, founding executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, will serve as Ferrum College’s next executive in residence on March 30.

Warren Bickel spoke as a panelist on opening night of “The Ice Cream Man”

March 10, 2016

Warren Bickel, a professor and director of the Addiction Recovery Research Center at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was one of three panelists featured during the opening night of the play, “The Ice Cream Man,” on March 10.

Michael Friedlander to be honored with Distinguished Scientist Award

March 3, 2016

Michael Friedlander, executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was recently named a 2016 recipient of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine’s Distinguished Scientist Award.

Gabriela Carrillo to present at American Society for Neurochemistry meeting

Feb. 16, 2016

Gabriela Carrillo to present at American Society for Neurochemistry meeting.

Harald Sontheimer honored with “Best Textbook” award

Feb. 11, 2016

Harald Sontheimer, a professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was recently honored with a PROSE award for his textbook, Disease of the Nervous System.

Alexus McBride awarded first place at science fair

Feb. 9, 2016

Alexus McBride recently won first place in the Roanoke Valley Governor’s School for Science and Technology Science Fair and Student Project Forum.

Aboozar Monavarfeshani honored by the American Society for Neurochemistry

Feb. 8, 2016

Aboozar Monavarfeshani was recently named a recipient of the 2016 Young Investigator Educational Enhancement Travel Award.

John Chappell to present at Bite of Science event

Feb. 8, 2016

John Chappell, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, will present at the February 9 “Bite of Science” as a featured speaker.

Warren Bickel invited to speak at symposium at Stanford University

Feb. 3, 2016

Warren Bickel will participate in a symposium at Stanford University on December 1. Hosted by the Neurochoice Initiative, the symposium is titled, “Decisions about drugs: From neuroscience to policy.”

Read Montague delivered talk sponsored by The Royal Society

Jan. 29, 2016

Read Montague delivered talk sponsored by The Royal Society.