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March 5, 2019

Fralin Biomedical Research Institute to present the good, bad, and ugly at 7th Annual Brain School

Experts will share extraordinary facts about about the brain during this series of community lectures in Roanoke from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., Monday, March 11 ...

March 5, 2019

National Institutes of Health provides $23 million for statewide translational research institute

The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) has been awarded a five-year grant of nearly $23 million from the National Institutes of Health ...

Feb. 26, 2019

Leading oncologist-scientist to discuss cutting-edge cancer therapy on Thursday

Rates of kidney cancer have been steadily rising in the United States, but a promising new approach where the body’s own immune system is harnessed ...

Feb. 17, 2019

Economist, UN advisor Jeffrey Sachs to discuss world’s ‘most important agenda’

Wealth should lead to well-being, according to Jeffrey Sachs, a world-renowned economist and special advisor to three United Nations Secretaries-General. Sachs will speak at a ...


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