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VTCRI professor to discuss artificial intelligence, psychology at international conference

July 6, 2018

The worlds of addiction research and artificial intelligence research are colliding for Warren Bickel, a professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute.

Influencers, thought-leaders in nation’s capital updated on progress at VTCRI advisory board spring meeting

May 30, 2018

Details of the biomedical research reshaping Roanoke were delivered to elected officials and university supporters in the nation’s capital recently during the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Advisory Board’s spring ...

VTCRI researcher, VTCSOM student team up to teach innovative treatment to Vietnamese therapists

May 30, 2018

A Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute faculty member and a Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine student are beginning their second week in Hue, Vietnam, training Vietnamese therapists in Pediatric ...

VTCRI researcher to deliver internationally renowned Dorcas Cummings Memorial Lecture

May 29, 2018

Read Montague will become the 41st person to present the annual Dorcas Cummings Memorial Lecture on June 2, 2018 at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Symposium on Quantitative Biology, Brains ...

VTCRI leads effort to develop test for mTBI with industry partners, University of Virginia

May 16, 2018

Scientists at two of Virginia’s largest universities, working with clinicians from the two major health systems and a growing Virginia-based biotechnology company, have teamed up to address an important medical ...

Cartledge Charitable Foundation joins fight against breast cancer with gift to Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

May 1, 2018

The Cartledge Charitable Foundation Inc. has joined the fight against breast cancer with a $100,000 gift to the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute. Positioned in front of an electron microscope ...

VTCRI researchers join forces to improve life for children with genetic disorder

March 14, 2018

Accomplishments of three girls who received intensive therapy at the VTCRI Neuromotor Research Clinic based on innovative pediatric neurorehabilitation research have been documented in a report published in BMC Research ...

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists seek unfiltered truth about 'light' cigarettes

Feb. 27, 2018

Scientists from multiple institutions, including a group of addiction neuroscience researchers from the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, are gathering evidence under funding from the National Institutes of Health's National ...

Leading clinician scientist on women’s and African-American cardiovascular health to speak at VTCRI today

Feb. 15, 2018

Elizabeth Ofili, the director of the Clinical Research Center and senior associate dean of clinical and translational research at the Morehouse School of Medicine, will speak at the Virginia Tech ...

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute partners with INSIGHTEC to research focused ultrasound technology

Feb. 1, 2018

Researchers at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) are partnering with INSIGHTEC to develop noninvasive treatments for brain disorders using Exablate Neuro focused ultrasound and Siemens MR imaging. Through ...

TBMH graduate students land elusive National Institutes of Health fellowships

Jan. 9, 2018

Two translational biology, medicine, and health (TBMH) graduate students at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have won National Institutes of Health research fellowships aimed at protecting people with heart ...

Eminent scholar in developmental neuroscience joins Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Oct. 16, 2017

Albert Pan moved his developmental neuroscience laboratory the VTCRI, where he serves as an associate professor as well as the Commonwealth Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) Eminent Research Scholar in ...

Stepping up to create awareness for cerebral palsy research

Oct. 5, 2017

Awareness is the big message,” said Stephanie DeLuca, an assistant professor and director of the VTCRI Neuromotor Research Clinic. “Cerebral palsy is the highest expenditure in health care for childhood ...

NIH training program leader to speak at VTCRI, Carilion Clinic

Oct. 2, 2017

Stephen Korn, the director of Training and Workforce Development at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke at the National Insitutes of Health (NIH), will discuss training the nation’s ...

Using social exchange games to probe the boundaries of mental health

Sept. 12, 2017

Read Montague’s research team uses neuroimaging and computational psychiatry to learn about human ability to understand and respond to others. The researchers have designed and utilized simple social exchange games ...

TBMH student visits China via NSF fellowship to explore neural processes of bat echolocation

July 28, 2017

Joseph Sutlive, a Virginia Tech doctoral student in the Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health [TBMH] program, recently flew to Jinan with the support of a National Science Foundation East Asia ...

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute announces leading executives have joined its advisory board

June 21, 2017

Fifteen leaders of business, industry, and education — including a former Virginia Tech president — have been named to serve on the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute’s advisory board.

Undergraduates will spend summer learning what it means to be biomedical research scientists in and out of the lab

June 12, 2017

VTCRI’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) are the latest addition to student research opportunities at the VTCRI, which include offerings for students of a variety of ages and experience, from ...

National Institute of Mental Health director to discuss new approach to psychiatric illnesses

June 2, 2017

Joshua A. Gordon, the director of the National Institute of Mental Health, will talk about efforts to understand and use neural circuits — networks of interconnected neurons that work together ...

Regenerative medicine researcher’s startup companies give hope to patients

May 24, 2017

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientist takes an entrepreneurial route to deliver new treatments for wound healing and cancer to patients.

Behavioral health scholar launches first interdisciplinary conference on decision-making processes

May 23, 2017

A new interdisciplinary conference devoted to the science of behavior change begins this week for researchers studying how an individual’s poor decisions may lead to a variety of health problems.

Center for Transformative Research on Health Behaviors rises at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

May 9, 2017

A new research center to understand and tackle the threat of lifestyle diseases — medical conditions such as obesity that are caused or aggravated by a person’s own behavior — ...

Howard Hughes Medical Institute research award a first for Virginia Tech Carilion

April 25, 2017

Oscar Alcoreza, a Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine student about to complete his second year, has been awarded a highly competitive Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) fellowship to devote ...

Early childhood education study participants, now in their 40s, more likely to have closer relationship with parents, be fully employed, have more assets

April 6, 2017

Children who are given high-quality education at an early age – starting at six weeks old and continuing through their first five years of life – are more likely to ...

Researchers find that brain imagery shows difference between knowing or reckless behavior in criminal acts

March 22, 2017

Researchers, including computational neuroscientist Read Montague of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, have discovered that brain imaging can determine whether someone is acting in a state of knowledge about ...

Virginia Tech Foundation, Carilion Clinic form new VTC Innovation Fund

Feb. 28, 2017

The Virginia Tech Foundation and Carilion Clinic announced the formation of a $15 million VTC Innovation Fund focused on investing in life sciences and disruptive technology opportunities.

Heart rhythm research expert spoke Thursday at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Jan. 24, 2017

Peter J. Mohler, director of the Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, will discuss newly discovered biological pathways underlying heart ...

Leader of NIH’s alcohol addiction research programs spoke Thursday at VTCRI

Jan. 16, 2017

George Koob, the director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, will discuss the neurocircuitry of alcohol addiction at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19, at the Virginia ...

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute awards $2.1 million to VTCRI scientist

Jan. 10, 2017

Steven Poelzing, an associate professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, has received a $2.1 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes ...

Witnessing fear can physically change the brain, say Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists

Jan. 4, 2017

Observing fear in others may change how information flows in the brain. The finding in a rodent model may have bearing on people who suffer post-traumatic stress disorder.

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists develop new technology to assess nerve regeneration

Dec. 19, 2016

Numbness, tingling, and discomfort from peripheral nerve damage are facts of life for millions of Americans. Now, investigators have described a way for scientists to directly examine how damaged nerves ...

Protective molecules sidelined in models of Lou Gehrig's disease

Nov. 22, 2016

Researchers at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have identified a naturally occurring molecule that has the potential for preserving sites of communication between nerves and muscles in amyotrophic lateral ...

Nation’s leading environmental health sciences official to open Distinguished Public Lecture Series

Oct. 18, 2016

With a message that people can’t change their genes, but they can change their environment, Linda S. Birnbaum, Ph.D., a toxicologist and the director of the National Institute of Environmental ...

Researchers set sights on ways to preserve brain health at Conference for Glial Biology in Medicine

Oct. 13, 2016

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 ...

Heart disease: Are there answers in the scars?

June 24, 2016

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 ...

Scientists find a small tweak could make a big difference in immune cells

Oct. 27, 2015

Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have discovered even a small shift in environmental factors can change how a cell in the immune system matures.

Scientists unexpectedly find ALS affects sensory neurons involved in movement

Oct. 12, 2015

Researchers discover neurons affected by ALS that could help speed the identification and testing of therapeutics.

Scientists develop new toolkit to examine molecular mechanisms of human disease

Sept. 29, 2015

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientist Deborah Kelly and her research team developed a tunable microchip to view activity inside a human breast cancer cell for the first time.

‘Brainbow’ reveals surprising data about visual connections in brain

Aug. 31, 2015

Neuroscientists know that some connections in the brain are pruned through neural development. Function gives rise to structure, according to the textbooks. But scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research ...

Personalized saline may provide solution to heart death

May 29, 2015

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists find that saline solution composition can affect cardiac pacing.

Brain scanning reveals that birds of a feather really do flock together

May 18, 2015

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists used functional magnetic resonance imaging to find that our inherent risk-taking preferences affect how we view and act on information from other people. The ...

Blood and power: How to prevent a heart from dying

May 15, 2015

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists solve decades-old controversy about the composition of saline solution and how it affects cardiac pacing.

Research team heads to Antarctic to get icy insight into how brain adapts to temperature change

May 14, 2015

A team of international researchers, including Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists, is in Antarctica to find out, for the first time, how rising temperatures affect the brains and hearts ...

Institute scientists visualize potential brain cancer treatments in real time

April 9, 2015

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have developed new imaging techniques to watch dangerous brain tumor cells respond to treatment in real time.

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists discover beliefs can be just as powerful as nicotine

Feb. 26, 2015

Two identical cigarettes led to a discovery by scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute. Study participants inhaled nicotine, yet they showed significantly different brain activity. Why the difference? ...

Michael Friedlander’s research continues to be lauded 40 years later

Feb. 18, 2015

The field of neuroscience was still in its infancy when Michael Friedlander and his colleagues brainstormed a new experimental approach to examine how temperature change affects the entirety of a ...

Innovative project brings science to the local community

Feb. 3, 2015

Nina Lauharatanahirun, a Virginia Tech graduate student, developed a new outreach initiative aimed at connecting elementary, middle, and high school students with scientists in the Roanoke Valley and New River ...

Challenge accepted: Ice bucket edition

Sept. 19, 2014

One, two, three! A collective shriek signaled the successful completion of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Ice Bucket Challenge. It was the second challenge of four, followed by students ...

Cell ‘memory’ could be key to strengthen vaccine efficacy

Sept. 8, 2014

A team of scientists from the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and the University of Alabama at Birmingham say that the immunology boot camp is more communication-intensive than initially thought ...

The price of honesty

Sept. 2, 2014

A team of scientists from the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and the University of California at Berkeley used advanced imaging techniques to study how the brain makes choices about ...

Virginia Tech welcomes first class of students in new, innovative doctoral program

Aug. 25, 2014

This week the charter class of the Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health doctoral program will begin to learn how to become research pioneers. The doctoral program, the Virginia Tech Graduate ...

Small rewards might lead to big results in alcohol abstinence

Aug. 25, 2014

Mikhail Koffarnus, a research assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, recently received a National Institutes of Health grant for nearly half a million dollars to devise a ...

Seeing trees for the forest: Scientists find new aspects to visual system development

Aug. 19, 2014

It’s not the destination that matters; it’s the journey – except when it comes to the brain. Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have found that the cells reaching from ...

Scientists, including students, find new aspects to visual system development

Aug. 19, 2014

A recently published Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute study came with a twist not often found in scientific papers. One of the first authors, who just completed her freshman year ...

Treating addiction with technology

Aug. 19, 2014

Warren Bickel, a professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, and his team developed a computerized treatment program aimed at helping people become fluent in the language of recovery.

Fralin Fellows investigate origin of Lou Gehrig's disease

July 30, 2014

Gregorio Valdez, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, brought on two undergraduate students – Zachary Kemp of Roanoke, Virginia, and Austin Tatum of Oak Ridge, Tennessee ...

Researchers to study mechanisms of hard-to-solve, hereditary breast cancer to find treatment options

July 2, 2014

Deborah Kelly and Zhi Sheng, assistant professors at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, were recently named recipients of a grant from the Commonwealth Health Research Board. This board funds ...

Graduate student working in Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute laboratory selected to attend Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences

June 27, 2014

Nina Lauharatanahirun, a Virginia Tech doctoral student in psychology who is doing her research at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was recently selected to attend the Lindau Meeting on ...

A time to heal, abbreviated

June 13, 2014

Robert Gourdie, a professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, thought it might be too good to be true. The tissue samples were healing, and they were healing quickly. ...

Deeper than ancestry.com, 'EvoCor' identifies gene relationships

June 2, 2014

Gregorio Valdez, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, and his team designed a search engine – called EvoCor – that identifies genes that are functionally linked. ...

Abecedarian Project pioneer lauds new evidence supporting early educational interventions

April 1, 2014

Children who participated in a landmark early childhood intervention known as the Abecedarian Project in the 1970s are now in their late 30s and early 40s. And, relatively speaking, their ...

Study proves pivotal for patient with rare disease

Dec. 20, 2013

For scientists conducting basic biological research, discoveries often take years before they’re translated into effects on individual patients. Even if they lead to clinical trials, the impact on human health ...

Covert operations: Your brain digitally remastered for clarity of thought

Sept. 13, 2013

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have found that neurofeedback can enhance the signal-to-noise ratio in thought, enabling a sharper focus on tasks—and a better understanding of brain-computer interfaces.

New doctoral program lauded by leading association of medical colleges for research-focused training

Aug. 26, 2013

The Association of American Medical Colleges has named Virginia Tech's new doctor of philosophy degree program in Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health a semi-finalist in the second annual Award for ...

Virginia Tech Carilion neurorehabilitation research offers hope to children with cerebral palsy

July 5, 2013

For many years, cerebral palsy was considered incurable and permanent, with only limited opportunities to teach children to live with their disabilities. Researchers led by Sharon Ramey and Stephanie DeLuca ...

Virginia Tech undergraduate studies investigates matters close to the heart

July 2, 2013

This summer, the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute is adding three of Virginia Tech’s brightest undergraduates to its ranks. Supported by the Fralin Life Science Institute and the Office of ...

Fox's neurons firing on all cylinders

May 15, 2013

A Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute faculty member earns recognition for an outstanding early career and a promising future.

First class of medical research scholars embark on studies

Dec. 3, 2012

Five students have been awarded fellowships to pursue doctorates at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute as part of the inaugural year of the institute’s newly launched Medical Research Scholars ...

Leading experts highlight innovations in medical research

Nov. 5, 2012

The Distinguished Scholars Series offers insights into our brains and our bodies.

The neurobiology of learning: lessons for medical education

June 29, 2012

How can the neurobiology of learning improve the way medicine is taught? That was the central question in a plenary address that Michael Friedlander, executive director of the Virginia Tech ...

Read Montague introduced an idea worth spreading at TEDGlobal 2012

June 28, 2012

During the TEDGlobal 2012 conference, Read Montague introduced an idea worth spreading: state-of-the-art computational approaches can enhance the diagnosis and treatment of mental illnesses.

Offering a new model for biomedical research

May 16, 2012

Michael Friedlander, executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, recently offered insights into a new model for biomedical research.

The year in review

Oct. 7, 2011

Michael Friedlander, PhD, executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, looks back on the Institute's inaugural year.

National initiative taps the wisdom of people who have beat addictions

Oct. 4, 2011

The National Quit & Recovery Registry collects the experiences of those in recovery through web-based sharing — also known as crowdsourcing — to enhance scientists' understanding of addiction, whether to ...

Life Science Forum joins scientists with business leaders

Sept. 28, 2011

The Fifth Annual Southwest Virginia Life Science Forum, held the evening of October 6, will bring university researchers together with business leaders to discuss discoveries and possible collaborations.

Powerful fMRI scanners in place for brain research at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Dec. 1, 2010

Critical tools for unparalleled new programs are in place in the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute. Magnetic resonance imaging machines (MRI) delivered on Nov. 17 and Dec. 1 are part ...

Novel research to advance medical knowledge

April 19, 2010

Over the years, individuals from Carilion and Virginia Tech have partnered many times to advance medical care.

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Medicine and Health Day

Nov. 14, 2016 4:04 p.m.

Students at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine reached out to the Roanoke community as part of the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Virginia's Medicine and Health Day. ...

Photo Gallery: 2016 Multiple Mini-Interviews

Feb. 3, 2016 4:07 p.m.

Six times each year, prospective students visit the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine for a day of Multiple Mini-Interviews, or MMIs. Candidates rotate through a series of nine short ...

Photos: 2015 Virginia Science Festival

Oct. 6, 2015 midnight

The second annual Virginia Science Festival kicked off in southwest Virginia on the last weekend of September. Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists and Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine ...

Photo Gallery: Collaborating Across Borders V

Oct. 1, 2015 midnight

Collaborating Across Borders V is the premier North American conference on interprofessional education and interprofessional collaborative practice in health and social care. The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and ...

Photos: Hampton University Partnership

July 17, 2015 4:43 p.m.

This summer, Kaia Amoah and Kenya Swilling, biology majors at Hampton University, are taking a step closer to making their dreams of becoming a doctor a reality. They are taking ...

Photos: Graduation 2015

May 21, 2015 10:40 a.m.

Forty bright, creative, entrepreneurial students became the second graduating class at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine on May 9. Amid classic pomp and circumstance, each graduate was addressed ...

Photos: Interprofessional Education Simulation Day 2015

April 29, 2015 4:43 p.m.

One victim is a 65-year-old male with a broken ankle and internal bleeding along with serious underlying medical issues. Another is a 27-year-old female with a head injury and spinal ...

Photos: Antarctica Expedition

April 24, 2015 midnight

These photos portray Iskander Ismailov, a research assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, and Jordan Scharping, a medical student at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, ...

Photos: International rotations

March 2, 2015 1:15 p.m.

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine students have an option to serve and learn in an international setting as part of their fourth-year clinical rotations. Photos above are from student ...

Photos: Docs for Morgan 2015

Jan. 27, 2015 1:34 p.m.

It was a nail-biter when students at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine took on Carilion residents and attending physicians, along with Jefferson College of Health Sciences students, for ...

Photos: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Project

Jan. 26, 2015 4:32 p.m.

Students, faculty, and staff at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, spent Martin Luther King, Jr. Day staining wood at Roanoke's Food for Thought Project, which supports the city ...

Class of 2018 White Coat Ceremony

Nov. 14, 2014 2:45 p.m.

The members of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine’s Class of 2018 received their white coats in a ceremony on October 24, 2014. Kami Arulraja was the first to ...

Photo Gallery: Study on Adolescent Risk Taking

May 5, 2014 5:52 p.m.

Adolescent risk taking study.

Photos: Camp Carilion engages area youth

Aug. 15, 2013 8:43 a.m.

Camp Carilion is a week-long event that takes high school students to different locations throughout Roanoke to expose them to medicine and research. On one morning of the camp, the ...

Photos: Interprofessionalism Education Simulation Event resembles real life

June 24, 2013 9:17 a.m.

It was a case of life imitating life when students from the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and the Jefferson College of Health Sciences came together for an Interprofessional ...

Photos: Faculty, staff, and students go head-to-head in the name of fun

May 15, 2013 11:25 a.m.

The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine softball game pitted faculty and staff against students on May 4, 2013. Although the youth and athleticism of the students eventually overcame the ...

Brain Awareness Week 2013

April 8, 2013 noon

Imagine a portable supercomputer that requires only the wattage of a dim lightbulb to run and yet can choreograph precise movements, create art, navigate unfamiliar territory, distinguish friend from foe, ...

Photo Gallery: Read Montague at TEDGlobal

June 28, 2012 noon

Read Montague directs the Computational Psychiatry Unit, the Human Neuroimaging Laboratory, and the Roanoke Brain Study, all at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute.

Science camp teaches the joys of biomedical researchers one experiment at a time

Sept. 30, 2011 2:07 p.m.

Nine local middle-school students spent a week learning science from Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute's faculty members during a five-day summer camp. The Medical Researchers' Camp, sponsored by the Science ...

MRI moved into the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

June 3, 2011 9:59 a.m.

A magnetic resonance imaging machine (MRI) was delivered to the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute on Nov. 17 and is particularly noteworthy for the institute. For one thing, it weighs ...

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VTCRI researchers join forces to fight genetic disease

March 14, 2018 3:13 p.m.

The accomplishments of three girls who received intensive therapy at the VTCRI Neuromotor Research Clinic based on innovative pediatric neurorehabilitation research at the VTCRI have been documented in a report ...

By David Hungate

Solar Eclipse on Aug. 21

Aug. 14, 2017 midnight

Dr. Michael Fox explains why looking at the solar eclipse is so dangerous. He also offers advice on how to safely experience the Aug. 21 eclipse.

By David Hungate

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lyqcw8CFXHg

March 22, 2017 4:13 p.m.

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute study: Brain imaging shows difference between knowing and reckless behavior.

By David Hungate

Community Conversation: Heroin Epidemic

July 25, 2016 3:29 p.m.

More people die of overdoses than they do of car accidents. There is a nationwide opioid and heroin epidemic and its here in the Roanoke Valley.

How to set/reset your Digital Measures Password

July 21, 2016 1:24 p.m.

This video is meant to aid users in setting or resetting their Digital Measures password. To set or reset your password, you will need to know your Digital Measures username. ...

Research Focus Video

April 24, 2015 midnight

Michael Friedlander, executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, also serves as senior dean for research at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. The school has a ...

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists discover beliefs can be just as powerful as nicotine

Feb. 24, 2015 12:12 p.m.

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have discovered that beliefs can regulate the effects of nicotine on the human brain.

What Is Interprofessionalism?

Oct. 10, 2014 2:06 p.m.

It's more than simply teamwork, although teamwork is a big part of it. Learn more on this video.

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute accepts the Ice Bucket Challenge

Sept. 19, 2014 5:23 p.m.

Gregorio Valdez an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, studies the molecular mechanisms of neurological diseases, such as ALS. He took the Ice Bucket Challenge, along with ...

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine students took the Ice Bucket Challenge

Sept. 19, 2014 midnight

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine students took the Ice Bucket Challenge in support of the ALS research in Gregorio Valdez’s laboratory at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute.

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine deans take Ice Bucket Challenge

Sept. 19, 2014 midnight

The deans of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine took the Ice Bucket Challenge after the medical students challenged them.

Retina Terminal 3-D Reconstruction

Aug. 19, 2014 midnight

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists reconstructed 3-D models of retina terminals, like the one above, to see how they form differently, depending on their location in the brain.

By Michael Fox's Laboratory