Briefs for Steven Poelzing

  • Steven Poelzing named OVPRI scholar

    The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation recognizes Steven Poelzing, an associate professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, where he focuses on the number one cause of death in the United States – sudden cardiac death. Sudden cardiac death claims 400,000 lives each year and victims of such events die before they reach help 95 percent of the time.

  • TEDxVirginiaTech features two Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists

    Two Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists were featured as speakers at the 2015 TEDxVirginiaTech event. The theme of this year’s event, “Kaleidoscope,” was intended to captivate and inspire multidisciplinary and transformative ideas in line with the principles of TED, a nonprofit organization devoted to ideas worth spreading.

  • Steven Poelzing inducted as a fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society

    Steven Poelzing, an associate professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was recently honored as a fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society. The honor recognizes Poelzing’s research contributions to understanding cardiac arrhythmia.

  • Steven Poelzing named an American Heart Association Fellow

    Steven Poelzing, an associate professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was named a fellow of the American Heart Association.

  • Steven Poelzing selected for National Institutes of Health grant reviewing board

    Steven Poelzing, an associate professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was recently selected to serve on a National Institutes of Health review board. The board – the Electrical Signaling, Ion Transport, and Arrhythmias Study Section – reviews grant applications for research delving into matters of the heart.

  • Steven Poelzing’s basic research has direct effect

    For scientists conducting basic biological research, discoveries often take years before they’re translated into effects on individual patients. Even if they lead to clinical trials, the impact on human health is not a guarantee. Imagine the delight, then, when a scientist sees a research paper have a dramatic effect on a patient less than a year after publication.

  • Steven Poelzing lends expert insight to podcast on cardiac electrophysiology

    Steven Poelzing, an associate professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, recently joined a podcast from the American Journal of Physiology highlighting recent research results in his field of expertise.