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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 ...

VTCRI to host sixth annual Brain School, other Brain Awareness Week activities

March 5, 2018

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute’s sixth annual Brain School, “[Hijacking and Augmenting the Brain: Drugs, Bugs, and Devices](http://research.vtc.vt.edu/events/brain-school/),” will focus on how outside factors can influence the brain’s chemistry and ...

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 ...

Early childhood education expert to cap Brain School, highlight Brain Awareness Week

March 8, 2017

Greg J. Duncan, a distinguished professor in the School of Education, and departments of economics, psychology, and social behavior at the University of California, Irvine, will highlight Brain Awareness Week ...

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute to host Brain Awareness Week

Feb. 16, 2017

Scientists will reveal more about what they have learned about the brain’s developmental journey when the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute opens its doors for its fifth annual Brain School ...

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 ...

Medical students to present findings from four years of research at annual symposium

March 15, 2016

The third annual Medical Student Research Symposium at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine will feature the culmination of four years of research by 42 students on Tuesday, March ...

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 ...

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