About Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC

The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC makes transformative scientific advances that address the fundamental processes of human and animal health and disease. The only university-level institute at Virginia Tech dedicated to biomedical research, the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute trains the next generation of leading biomedical scientists while also facilitating discovery-based medical education. By sustaining and continuing to strengthen the Virginia Tech Carilion strategic partnership, the institute aims to develop one of the nation's premier biomedical research environments in Roanoke, Virginia.

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Recent News

Dec. 6, 2019

Digital health care expert to discuss future of tech, patient care at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute public lecture

How can machine learning, mobile apps, wearable technologies, and blockchain enhance patient outcomes? John Halamka, chief information officer for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, will ...

Dec. 5, 2019

Biomedical, business, engineering teams set to dive into shark-tank style competition

For the fourth straight year, Virginia Tech students will gather in Roanoke to pitch commercialization ideas to a panel of judges in a biomedical, “shark ...

Dec. 2, 2019

Global cancer expert to address how social inequities raise survival risks at Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture

Ophira Ginsburg, medical oncologist and executive director of the High-Risk Cancer Genetics Program at New York University’s Perlmutter Cancer Center, will discuss how social inequalities ...

Nov. 26, 2019

Virginia Tech faculty receive top honors from the American Association for the Advancement of Science

The five Virginia Tech scientists to be named as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science are (top row, from left) Ronald ...


Speaker Series

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture Series

Leaders in health and medicine offer glimpses into the future

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Top biomedical scientists share the latest breakthroughs

Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Clinician scientists explore frontiers of medicine