Faculty Research Team Leaders

    • Warren Bickel

      Warren Bickel, PhD

      Inaugural Holder, Virginia Tech Carilion Behavioral Health Research Professorship

      Director, Addiction Recovery Research Center

      Professor of Psychology, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • John Chappell

      John Chappell, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Center for Heart and Regenerative Medicine Research, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Biomedical Science, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

    • Pearl Chiu

      Pearl Chiu, PhD

      Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Associate Professor of Psychology, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Stephanie DeLuca

      Stephanie DeLuca, PhD

      Research Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Jefferson College of Life Sciences

      Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Harry Dorn

      Harry Dorn, PhD

      Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Professor, Chemistry, College of Science at Virginia Tech

      Professor of Radiology, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      A.C. Lilly Faculty Fellow of Nanoscience, Virginia Tech

    • Michael Fox

      Michael Fox, PhD

      Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Director, Center for Developmental and Translational Neurobiology

      Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Michael Friedlander

      Michael Friedlander, PhD

      Founding Executive Director, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Vice President for Health Sciences and Technology, Virginia Tech

      Senior Dean for Research, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      Professor of Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

      Chair, Department of Biomedical Science, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Robert Gourdie

      Robert Gourdie, PhD

      Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund Eminent Scholar in Heart Regenerative Medicine Research, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Director, Center for Heart and Regenerative Medicine Research, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

      Professor of Emergency Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      Director of Emergency Medicine Research, Carilion Clinic

    • Deborah Kelly

      Deborah Kelly, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Brooks King-Casas

      Brooks King-Casas, PhD

      Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Associate Professor of Psychology, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Associate Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

      Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Stephen LaConte

      Stephen LaConte, PhD

      Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Associate Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

      Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Sarah McDonald

      Sarah McDonald, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

      Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease), Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Read Montague

      Read Montague, PhD

      Inaugural Holder, Virginia Tech Carilion Vernon Mountcastle Research Professorship

      Director, Human Neuroimaging Laboratory, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Director, Computational Psychiatry Unit, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Professor, Department of Physics, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Alexei Morozov

      Alexei Morozov, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

      Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Konark Mukherjee

      Konark Mukherjee, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Kenneth Oestreich

      Kenneth Oestreich, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

      Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Sarah Henrickson  Parker

      Sarah Henrickson Parker, PhD

      Research Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Director of Human Factors Research, Carilion Clinic

      Research Assistant Professor of Psychology, College of Science, Virginia Tech

    • Steven Poelzing

      Steven Poelzing, PhD

      Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Associate Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

      Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Sharon Landesman Ramey

      Sharon Landesman Ramey, PhD

      Professor and Distinguished Research Scholar, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Research Professor, Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech

      Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Craig Ramey

      Craig Ramey, PhD

      Professor and Distinguished Research Scholar of Human Development, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Human Development, Virginia Tech

      Professor of Pediatrics, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Stefanie Robel

      Stefanie Robel, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, School of Neuroscience, College of Science, Virginia Tech

    • Zhi Sheng

      Zhi Sheng, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

      Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • James Smyth

      James Smyth, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Center for Heart and Regenerative Medicine Research, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Assistant Professor of Biomedical Science, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    • Harald Sontheimer

      Harald Sontheimer, PhD

      I. D. Wilson Chair in the College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Executive Director, School of Neuroscience, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Commonwealth Eminent Scholar in Cancer Research

      Director, Center for Glial Biology in Health, Disease, and Cancer

      Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

    • Gregorio Valdez

      Gregorio Valdez, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine