Research Team Briefs for 2011
Nov. 28, 2011
Stephen LaConte recently exported his insights into brain–computer interactions to China, where he received recognition for his innovative research.
Nov. 6, 2011
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists are investigating the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder on returning veterans, and their work was featured in “PTSD: Private Battles," a special report by the Roanoke Times.
Oct. 31, 2011
Read Montague, director of the Human Neuroimaging Laboratory at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, received the Walter Gilbert Award for his outstanding track-and-field career at Auburn University.
Oct. 15, 2011
Deborah Kelly, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was recognized as Scholar of the Week on the Virginia Tech research website in early October. The Office of the Vice President for Research gives the honor to Virginia Tech faculty members who are doing outstanding work in their fields. The goal of the program is to recognize individuals while also telling people about research and scholarly activities at the university.
Oct. 14, 2011
Michael Friedlander, executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, has assumed the role of president of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine.
Oct. 3, 2011
Research that Craig Ramey launched in 1972 has shown that the effects of early education can persist for decades.
Aug. 24, 2011
Read Montague, director of the Computational Psychiatry Unit at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was named a member of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience.
March 1, 2011
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Executive Director Michael Friedlander presented the keynote address at the second National Institutes of Health–sponsored Interdisciplinary Training Conference on Developmental Disabilities in San Antonio, Texas, on March 1, 2011.
Feb. 3, 2011
Pearl Chiu, an assistant professor with the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, has received a $1.125 million National Institute of Mental Health BRAINS award—Biobehavioral Research Award for Innovative New Scientists—to study depression and substance abuse.
Jan. 24, 2011
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Professor and Distinguished Research Scholar Craig Ramey's long-term study of at-risk children was referenced in a USA Today editorial about the U.S. educational system.