Awards and Honors
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Nov. 2, 2018
Ubadah Sabbagh, a doctoral student in Virginia Tech’s Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health (TBMH) Graduate Program, was one of 15 graduate students and postdoctoral researchers named as a Society for ...
VTCRI executive director addresses state business community on how healthy early brain development affects education, work force issues
Oct. 18, 2018
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Executive Director Michael Friedlander recently addressed statewide business leaders about the impact of brain development during the early years of an individual’s life, and about ...
The spark of connection: VTCRI scientist awarded a new federal grant to study cardiac conduction in health, disease
Sept. 6, 2018
Steven Poelzing, an associate professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, has received a new five-year grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes ...
Aug. 6, 2018
Brennan Delattre, a lab manager and research assistant at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was awarded a Fulbright fellowship for the 2018-2019 academic year. The prestigious fellowship will fund ...
American Heart Association award to support biological sciences graduate student at VTCRI who studies how viral infection can cause sudden cardiac death
Aug. 3, 2018
The American Heart Association awarded Patrick Calhoun, a biological sciences graduate student, a predoctoral fellowship to carry out his dissertation research at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute in the ...
Jan. 9, 2018
Two translational biology, medicine, and health (TBMH) graduate students at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have won National Institutes of Health research fellowships aimed at protecting people with heart ...
Nov. 20, 2017
Aboozar Monavarfeshani, a graduate student at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute with the department of biological sciences in Virginia Tech’s College of Science, received a Trainee Professional Development Award ...
Sept. 12, 2017
Read Montague’s research team uses neuroimaging and computational psychiatry to learn about human ability to understand and respond to others. The researchers have designed and utilized simple social exchange games ...
Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health doctoral student elected student council president for Microscopy Society of America
Sept. 12, 2017
Cameron Varano, a fourth-year doctoral student in Virginia Tech’s Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health program, was recently voted president-elect of the Microscopy Society of America’s student council.
July 28, 2017
Joseph Sutlive, a Virginia Tech doctoral student in the Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health [TBMH] program, recently flew to Jinan with the support of a National Science Foundation East Asia ...
May 24, 2017
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientist takes an entrepreneurial route to deliver new treatments for wound healing and cancer to patients.
April 25, 2017
Oscar Alcoreza, a Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine student about to complete his second year, has been awarded a highly competitive Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) fellowship to devote ...
April 24, 2017
Rengasayee “Sai” Veeraraghavan, a research assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, became the sixth person in the world to receive the George Palade Award from the Microscopy ...
April 5, 2017
Two new assistant deans announced at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.
April 3, 2017
Deborah Kelly, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was recently elected as one of three directors of biological sciences for the [Microscopy Society of America](http://www.microscopy.org).
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientist honored with Heart Rhythm Society Clinical Research Award
July 27, 2016
Gregory Hoeker, a postdoctoral research associate at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was named a recipient of the 2016-2017 Heart Rhythm Society Clinical Research Award.
June 9, 2016
Rengasayee Veeraraghavan, a scientist in the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute’s Center for Heart and Regenerative Medicine, was recently awarded a $231,000 grant by the American Heart Association to develop ...
May 26, 2016
Sharon Landesman Ramey and Craig Ramey were recently named the City of Roanoke’s chief science officers for human development.
April 27, 2016
The St. Baldrick’s Foundation recently awarded a second-year Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine student a summer research fellowship.
April 26, 2016
The world’s oldest scientific organization studying addiction, the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, selected Warren Bickel as the 2016 recipient of the Nathan B. Eddy Award.
April 1, 2016
Michael Friedlander will speak about integrating science and medicine at the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine's annual conference, where he will also be honored.
Nov. 23, 2015
The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute recently received one of seven Excellence in Virginia Government Awards given annually by the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government ...
June 22, 2015
Harald Sontheimer, who joined Virginia Tech earlier this month to direct a university-wide neuroscience initiative, will hold the I. D. Wilson Chair in the College of Science. That appointment was ...
May 12, 2015
Michael Friedlander, founding executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, received the 2015 Regional Leadership Award at the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council’s TechNite Banquet 2015.
March 6, 2015
Kenneth Oestreich, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was honored as this year’s Pfizer-Showell Travel Award winner for the annual meeting of the American Association of ...
Feb. 23, 2015
Paul McDonald, a research scientist at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was recognized as a Humanitarian Duty Award winner, as part of the inaugural New England Biolabs Passion in ...
Feb. 18, 2015
The field of neuroscience was still in its infancy when Michael Friedlander and his colleagues brainstormed a new experimental approach to examine how temperature change affects the entirety of a ...
Aug. 8, 2014
Six doctoral students conducting research in laboratories at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute were recently named as medical research scholars. They will each receive a fellowship to support their ...
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute awarded grant to recruit eminent scholar in cancer biology
June 27, 2014
The Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute recently received a $250,000 grant from the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund to recruit an eminent scholar to lead the institute’s cancer research center. The ...
June 17, 2014
Stephen LaConte, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, recently received the Virginia Tech College of Engineering Dean’s Award for Outstanding New Assistant Professor. The prestigious award ...
Virginia Tech neuroscientist to be honored for contributions to neuroscience research, education, and leadership
Jan. 21, 2014
Nearly a decade after leaving the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Michael Friedlander will be honored by the university’s undergraduate neuroscience society. Friedlander, founding executive director of the Virginia Tech ...
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute awarded grant to recruit eminent scholar in infectious disease and immunology
Jan. 16, 2014
The Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute recently received a $250,000 grant from the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund to recruit an eminent scholar in infectious disease and immunology research. The award ...
Virginia Tech selected for new National Institutes of Health award in biomedical research workforce innovation
Sept. 19, 2013
Virginia Tech has been named one of ten academic institutions to receive a first-of-its-kind grant from the National Institutes of Health to help prepare graduate students and postdoctoral scholars for ...
Sept. 12, 2013
Harry Dorn, a professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and a professor of chemistry in the College of Science at Virginia Tech, has been reappointed the Dr. A.C. ...
Sept. 3, 2013
Conventional wisdom states that, in general, two is better than one. But what if you’re not allowed to have both, even if you can get your hands on them? That ...
May 17, 2013
William “Jamie” Tyler, an assistant professor in the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, recently received the 2013 Innovation Award from the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council. Tyler was honored for pioneering a ...
May 17, 2013
The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute has been honored as one of 20 exemplary institutions, individuals, and events that have made contributions to bioscience research and ...
May 13, 2013
Michael Friedlander delivered the spring commencement address for Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Roanoke on May 10.
April 22, 2013
Craig Ramey, a professor and distinguished research scholar at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was recently honored with an Excellence in Early Childhood Award from Fordham University’s Graduate School ...
April 15, 2013
Experimental results obtained in the laboratory of Konark Mukherjee, an assistant professor at VTC Research Institute, were recently mentioned in the journal Science.
July 24, 2012
William “Jamie” Tyler, an assistant professor in the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, has received a 2012 McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award.
March 1, 2012
The Association of American Medical Colleges has named Michael Friedlander, executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, a Distinguished Service Member.
Nov. 28, 2011
Stephen LaConte recently exported his insights into brain–computer interactions to China, where he received recognition for his innovative research.
Oct. 31, 2011
Dr. 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. 3, 2011
Research that Craig Ramey launched in 1972 has shown that the effects of early education can persist for decades.
Jan. 24, 2011
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) Professor and Distinguished VTC Research Scholar Craig Ramey's long-term study of at-risk children was referenced in a USA Today editorial about the US educational ...
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Nov. 23, 2016 12:46 p.m.
Carol Gilbert, associate professor of surgery at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, won the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award. The prestigious award “honors a medical ...
March 17, 2016 12:09 p.m.
The Gold Humanism Honor Society comprises individuals who have been recognized for practicing patient-centered medical care by modeling the qualities of integrity, excellence, compassion, altruism, respect and empathy. Members may ...