Stories Related to Developmental Disorders

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 ...

Leading brain development, disabilities expert to open VTCRI Distinguished Public Lecture Series

Oct. 13, 2017

A renowned neuroscientist who focuses on how new experiences trigger the brain to modify its own form and function — known as brain plasticity — will talk about fragile X ...

Developmental and Translational Neurobiology Center to open at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Sept. 20, 2016

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.

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists developing speedy test for autism spectrum disorder

Jan. 15, 2015

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have developed a brain-imaging technique that may be able to identify children with autism spectrum disorder in just two minutes.

Psychiatric disorders linked to a protein involved in the formation of long-term memories

May 20, 2013

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists discover a protein that regulates synaptic ion channels that have been tied to bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

Read Montague participates in workshop focused on speeding therapies for neurological disorders

April 8, 2013

Read Montague, a professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, has been selected to participate in an Institute of Medicine workshop focused on accelerating the development of therapies for ...

Research on post-traumatic stress disorder in veterans receives multimedia attention

Nov. 6, 2011

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists are investigating the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder on returning veterans, and their work has been featured in “PTSD: Private Battles," a special report ...

Neuroscientists produce a guide for using ultrasound to treat brain disorders in clinical emergencies

Sept. 14, 2011

The discovery that low-intensity, pulsed ultrasound can be used to noninvasively stimulate intact brain circuits holds promise for engineering rapid-response medical devices.