Videos for 2015

Can We Live to 100? New Evidence from the National Institute on Aging

Dec. 10, 2015

In this talk, Dr. Marie Bernard will focus on the latest developments in aging research from the National Institute on Aging, the lead National Institutes of Health organization focused on ...

Building and Using In-Vivo Microscopes to Understand Brain Function and Physiology

Dec. 4, 2015

Imaging the living brain at a cellular level presents many challenges. While genetic techniques now allow fluorescent and functional labeling of brain cells, as well as optical control of cells, ...

Advances in Fetal and Neonatal Neuroimaging

Nov. 13, 2015

WhenNovember 13, 2015, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. WhoP. Ellen Grant, MD, MSc Associate Professor of Radiology Harvard Medical School Founding Director, Fetal-Neonatal Neuroimaging and Developmental Science Center Boston Children’s ...

Gene Targeting into the 21st Century: Modeling Human Disease from Cancer to Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Nov. 11, 2015

Gene Targeting into the 21st Century: Modeling Human Disease from Cancer to Neuropsychiatric Disorders November 12, 2015, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Mario Capecchi, PhD Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology ...

Did Free Radicals Kill Lou Gehrig? Insights into the Complex Role of Peroxynitrite in Disease

Oct. 30, 2015

Mutations to the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase (SOD) were discovered 20 years ago to cause ALS, but its role remains enigmatic. New insights reveal that ALS-causing mutations frustrate metal binding ...

Penguins swim in Antarctica

July 7, 2015

A Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientist and a Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine student recently returned from collecting data on icefishes in Antarctica. They brought back this video ...

What the Fly’s Nose Tells the Fly’s Brain

May 28, 2015

May 28, 2015, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Charles F. Stevens, MD, PhD, Vincent J. Coates Professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California Virginia Tech Carilion ...

Fear and Fear-Related Disorders: From Pavlov to PTSD

May 21, 2015

May 21, 2015, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Kerry Ressler, MD, PhD, Professor, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Member, Institute of ...

Dysregulation of Ion Channels in Various Disease Processes

May 13, 2015

May 15, 2015, 11 a.m. to noon Geoffrey Pitt, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Neurobiology, Pharmacology, and Cancer Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Virginia Tech Carilion Research ...

Match Day 2014

May 7, 2015

The inaugural class of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine recently learned where they will be going for their residencies. All forty of the students were matched with a ...

Novel Roles for Immune Molecules in Brain Development and Disease

May 7, 2015

May 8, 2015, 11 a.m. to noon A. Kimberley McAllister, PhD, Associate Professor, Center for Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, College of Biological Sciences, University of California Davis, Davis, California ...

The Evolution and Function of Potassium Channels From the Inside Out

April 30, 2015

April 30, 2015, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Gail Robertson, PhD, Professor of Neuroscience, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Wisconsin Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, M106 This lecture will recount ...

Research Focus Video

April 24, 2015

Michael Friedlander, executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, also serves as senior dean for research at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. The school has a ...

Marijuana Intoxication, Withdrawal and Relapse: Human Laboratory Studies

April 17, 2015

April 17, 2015, 11 a.m. to noon Margaret Haney, PhD, Professor of Clinical Neurobiology in Psychiatry, Associate Director of the Substance Use Research Center, Columbia University Medical Center, Director of ...

Neuromodulation of the Sensorimotor Network in Parkinson’s Disease: A Therapy and an Investigative Tool

April 3, 2015

April 3, 2015, 1 p.m. Helen Bronte-Stewart, MD, John E. Cahill Family Professor of Neurology, Director, Stanford Movement Disorders Center, Division Chief, Movement Disorders, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, ...

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