Briefs for Pearl Chiu

  • Pearl Chiu featured on “With Good Reason” radio show

    Pearl Chiu, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was featured on the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities radio show, “With Good Reason.” The program aired on December 5.

  • Pearl Chiu presented to the National Institutes of Mental Health advisory council

    Pearl Chiu, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, recently presented her research to the advisory council of the National Institute of Mental Health. She was selected, along with two others, from several researchers who had previously received funding from Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists, also called the BRAINS program. The National Institutes of Health started the initiative to support early career investigators and their neuroscience research.

  • Faculty members present panel discussion on harnessing the power of the brain

    Michael Friedlander, executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, hosted a panel discussion titled, “Harnessing Brain Power: When Brains do Amazing Things and When They Do Stupid Things,” as part of the presidential installation of Timothy D. Sands, the 16th president of Virginia Tech.

  • Warren Bickel and Pearl Chiu join in on the conversation about addiction

    Warren Bickel, director of the Addiction Recovery Research Center at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, and Pearl Chiu, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, talked with May Lily Lee, host of Virginia Conversations on WVTF Public Radio, about their research on addiction on September 20, 2013.

  • Pearl Chiu recognized as Scholar of the Week

    Pearl Chiu, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was recognized as Scholar of the Week on the Virginia Tech research website on April 9. The Office of the Vice President for Research gives the honor to Virginia Tech faculty members who are doing outstanding work in their fields. The goal of the program is to recognize individuals while also telling people about research and scholarly activities at the university.

  • Pearl Chiu receives a National Institute of Mental Health award

    Pearl Chiu, an assistant professor with the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, has received a $1.125 million National Institute of Mental Health BRAINS award—Biobehavioral Research Award for Innovative New Scientists—to study depression and substance abuse.