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Sharon and Craig Ramey to speak as part of Virginia Tech’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebration

Jan. 15, 2015

Two Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute professors will take part in the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at Virginia Tech during the week of Jan. 19. Sharon and Craig Ramey, ...

Scientist physicians have a key role to play in modern medicine

Nov. 26, 2014

Michael Friedlander, executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, gave a keynote address at the annual meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Michael Friedlander delivers keynote address to college presidents

July 3, 2014

Michael Friedlander, executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, gave the keynote address at the opening of the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges ...

Michael Friedlander spoke at summit on research models for Virginia universities

June 18, 2014

Michael Friedlander, executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, recently participated in a panel discussion on exemplary models of public-private partnerships in academe. The panel discussion, which featured ...

Brain Awareness Week to celebrate the world’s most complex and versatile computer

Feb. 21, 2014

It’s all in your head. Everything you need to imagine, to ponder, to remember, to invent. The Virginia Tech community will be celebrating that notable three-pound contraption – the human ...

Michael Friedlander delivered the commencement address for Jefferson College of Health Sciences

May 13, 2013

Michael Friedlander delivered the spring commencement address for Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Roanoke on May 10.

A focus on understanding the human brain

April 30, 2013

At the recent annual Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine meeting, Michael Friedlander, president of the society and executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, served as the ...

Innovations in the direct study of human brain function in health and disease to be presented

April 18, 2013

Read Montague, director of the Human Neuroimaging Laboratory at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, will present new approaches to measuring dopamine signals in the human brain at the Society ...

Michael Friedlander delivered a grand rounds on the neuroscience of effective learning

April 16, 2013

Michael Friedlander, executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, delivered a grand rounds presentation on the neuroscience of effective learning to faculty, residents, and medical students in the ...

Read Montague to deliver the annual Mike McKay Lecture on the Mind

April 10, 2013

Read Montague, director of the Computational Psychiatry Unit at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, will deliver Randolph-Macon College’s Annual Mike McKay Lecture on the Mind on April 11. His ...

Konark Mukherjee presents evidence that molecules believed to be benign have an active, important role in neurogenesis

April 8, 2013

Konark Mukherjee presents evidence that molecules believed to be benign have an active, important role in neurogenesis.

Read Montague participates in workshop focused on speeding therapies for neurological disorders

April 8, 2013

Read Montague, a professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, has been selected to participate in an Institute of Medicine workshop focused on accelerating the development of therapies for ...

The neurobiology of learning: lessons for medical education

June 29, 2012

How can the neurobiology of learning improve the way medicine is taught? That was the central question in a plenary address that Michael Friedlander, executive director of the Virginia Tech ...

Read Montague introduced an idea worth spreading at TEDGlobal 2012

June 28, 2012

During the TEDGlobal 2012 conference, Read Montague introduced an idea worth spreading: state-of-the-art computational approaches can enhance the diagnosis and treatment of mental illnesses.

Michael Friedlander to offer neuroscientific lessons to enhance health education

May 14, 2012

At the inaugural Interprofessional Education Collaborative conference, Michael Friedlander will present the 10 key aspects of learning that should be incorporated into a medical curriculum to make it effective.

Michael Friedlander to present Distinguished Biology Seminar

May 8, 2012

Michael Friedlander will present “Synapses with Minds of Their Own” as the Director’s Distinguished Seminar of the School of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.

VTCRI professors Craig and Sharon Ramey to present research at University of Delaware Symposium

April 20, 2011

Craig and Sharon Ramey, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Distinguished Research Scholars and professors of psychology at Virginia Tech, will present their research at the University of Delaware Developmental Resilience ...

VTCRI professor Read Montague to present research at UT, Harvard and Duke

April 13, 2011

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Professor Read Montague will present his research at three events this week.

VTCRI executive director to give keynote at Upstate Medical University ‘Student Research Day’ in Syracuse, NY

April 12, 2011

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Executive Director Michael Friedlander will give the "Student Research Day" keynote presentation at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY ...

VTCRI professor Read Montague to speak at Harvard on the brain’s mechanisms for biasing judgment

April 1, 2011

P. Read Montague, professor in the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and professor of physics in the College of Science at Virginia Tech, will give an invited presentation on "The ...

VTCRI professor Deborah Kelly to be keynote speaker at Institute for Molecular Biophysics celebration

March 31, 2011

Deborah Kelly, assistant professor in the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and of biological sciences in the College of Sciences at Virginia Tech, was invited to give one of the ...

VTCRI professor Jamie Tyler to present on medical uses of ultrasound to London’s Royal Society

March 29, 2011

Jamie Tyler, assistant professor in the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, has been invited to speak at a ...

VTCRI professor Warren Bickel delivers talks on role of dysfunctional decision-making in substance abuse, addiction

March 29, 2011

Warren Bickel, professor in the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, director of the Institute’s Center for Substance Abuse and professor of psychology in the College of Science at Virginia Tech, ...

VTCRI Professor Read Montague delivers presentation at The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Forum on Neuroscience and the Law

March 4, 2011

Read Montague, director of the Human Neuroimaging Laboratory and the Computational Psychiatry Unit at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and professor of physics at Virginia Tech, was among leading ...

VTCRI Director Michael Friedlander delivers keynote for NIH conference on developmental disabilities

March 1, 2011

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) Executive Director Michael Friedlander presented the keynote address at the second National Institute of Health (NIH) sponsored Interdisciplinary Training Conference on Developmental Disabilities in ...

VTCRI assistant professor Debbie Kelly to speak on affinity grids in cryo-electron microscopy at upcoming symposium

Feb. 1, 2011

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) faculty member Debbie Kelly will speak about her work on the use of affinity grids in cryo-electron microscopy at the New England Structural Biology ...

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Macrophage Apoptosis and Efferocytosis in Atherosclerosis: A Matter of Life and Death

Oct. 21, 2016 7:43 a.m.

MacRae F. Linton, MD Stephen and Mary Schillig Professor of Medicine; Professor of Pharmacology; Director, Vanderbilt Lipid Clinic & Laboratory; Director, Atherosclerosis Research Unit, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Our Environment, Our Health, Our Future

Oct. 20, 2016 2:15 p.m.

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, is one of 27 research institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health ...

Individualized anatomical ACL reconstruction

Aug. 29, 2016 9:21 a.m.

Freddie Fu, MD Professor and Chair, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Schools of Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Community Conversation: Heroin Epidemic

July 25, 2016 3:29 p.m.

More people die of overdoses than they do of car accidents. There is a nationwide opioid and heroin epidemic and its here in the Roanoke Valley.

Repair and Regeneration of the Injured Spinal Cord: From Molecule to Man

April 27, 2016 2:16 p.m.

Neuroprotection of the injured spinal cord, regenerative medicine for spinal cord injury using stem cell and tissue engineering approaches, mechanisms of glial-axonal signaling using electrophysiological and imaging approaches, spinal cord ...

Stress and Addictions

April 27, 2016 2:14 p.m.

Kathleen Brady, MD, PhD Distinguished University Professor Associate Provost Clinical and Translational Research Director South Carolina Clinical and Translational Research Institute Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, South Carolina

Biological Pacing—Still Coming: But How? When? Where?

March 24, 2016 12:25 p.m.

Electronic pacing has been the state-of-the-art therapy for complete heart block since the 1960s and, since then, has achieved an enviable therapeutic record in a number of additional settings. Electronic ...

Can We Live to 100? New Evidence from the National Institute on Aging

Dec. 10, 2015 5:47 p.m.

In this talk, Dr. Marie Bernard will focus on the latest developments in aging research from the National Institute on Aging, the lead National Institutes of Health organization focused on ...