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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 ...

VTCRI summer undergraduate neuroscience research federally funded for five more years

Dec. 12, 2017

A summer pilot program for undergraduate neuroscience research at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute proved so successful that National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, of the National Institutes ...

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 ...

UVA, Virginia Tech Carilion partner to fund leading-edge, cross-university neuroscience

Dec. 12, 2016

The University of Virginia-Virginia Tech Carilion Neuroscience Research Collaboration today announced more than a half million dollars in grant funding will be awarded to nine research teams to tackle pressing ...

Scientist receives research grant to study underpinnings of hard-to-treat, hereditary breast cancer

Aug. 27, 2015

Deborah Kelly, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was recently awarded a $1.8 million grant from the National Cancer Institute, a branch of the National Institutes ...

Scientists earn grant to study the leading cause of childhood blindness

May 15, 2015

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists were awarded a grant by the National Institutes of Health to study optic nerve hypoplasia, the leading cause of childhood blindness.

Scientist’s dogma-challenging work recognized with prestigious grant

May 15, 2015

Michael Fox, an associate professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was recently named a 2015 NARSAD Independent Investigator.

Going viral: Targeting brain cancer cells with a wound-healing drug

Dec. 12, 2014

At the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, three scientists are planning to create a virus capable of destroying brain cancer. It sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but it ...

Do you know what your brain knows?

Nov. 17, 2014

Stephen LaConte is researching whether the brain can neurally recognize emotion as part of a larger research project to develop a facial emotion recognition assistant for people with an autism ...