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Dec. 7, 2018

In supporting research institute, Heywood Fralin encourages others to get involved

In Heywood Fralin’s vision of the future, an academic health center fueled by world class research will transform the Roanoke Valley and create a robust ...

Dec. 6, 2018

$50 million gift transforming biomedical research institute

The founding vision to create the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute was bold: Amass a concentration of biomedical research talent and catalyze it with the ...

Dec. 6, 2018

Record $50 million gift to Virginia Tech results in naming of Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

The Horace G. Fralin Charitable Trust and Heywood and Cynthia Fralin will donate a record $50 million to Virginia Tech to support research at the ...

Nov. 26, 2018

Renowned neurobiologist to speak at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute on Thursday

Carla J. Shatz, the 2016 Kavli Prize laureate in neuroscience who discovered how a set of molecules in the immune system might be the key ...


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The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC makes transformative scientific advances in understanding and addressing the fundamental processes of human health and disease; train the next generation of leading biomedical scientists; facilitate discovery-based medical education; and sustain and strengthen the Virginia Tech - Carilion partnership in order to develop one of the nation’s premiere biomedical research environments in Roanoke, Virginia.

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