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. One of Virginia Tech's institutes 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.

Recent News

Sept. 20, 2019

NIH-funded Translational and Clinical Studies grants available to researchers through CTSA hub

The Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) partnership between Virginia Tech, the University of Virginia, Carilion Clinic, and Inova Health System is now accepting applications ...

Sept. 13, 2019

Regional government forum reveals 'limitless potential' from Virginia Tech and Carilion Clinic partnership

Nearly 100 local government officials from 20 localities spanning the New River Valley and Roanoke-Alleghany Valley convened at a joint public forum in Roanoke on ...

Sept. 12, 2019

Family of Roanoke lawyer, philanthropist William Lemon contributes $1 million to support Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

William and Barbara Lemon, along with the Lemon family, recently made a $1 million gift to the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC to help ...

Sept. 12, 2019

Expert at melding real-world issues, health research to kick off Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures in Roanoke

A nationally leading expert at making sure HIV and AIDS research programs apply in real-world settings will deliver the season’s first Maury Strauss Distinguished Public ...


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