Stories for 2012
Dec. 20, 2012
Investigators at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have invented a way to directly image biological structures at their most fundamental level and in their natural habitats. The technique is ...
Dec. 14, 2012
Audra Van Wart has been named director of education and training at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, where she will also serve as an administrative assistant professor.
Fingers on the pulse: Neuroscientists prove ultrasound can be tweaked to stimulate different sensations
Dec. 6, 2012
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists found that ultrasound applied to the periphery, such as the fingertips, can stimulate different sensory pathways leading to the brain. Their discovery carries implications ...
Dec. 3, 2012
Five students have been awarded fellowships to pursue doctorates at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute as part of the inaugural year of the institute’s newly launched Medical Research Scholars ...
Nov. 5, 2012
The Distinguished Scholars Series offers insights into our brains and our bodies.
Oct. 15, 2012
Over the next week, Michael Friedlander, executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, will offer national lectures on everything from health curriculum design, to the global impact of ...
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.
July 16, 2012
Sharon and Craig Ramey played instrumental roles in Roanoke's being named an All-America City for a record-breaking sixth time.
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 ...
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.
May 16, 2012
Michael Friedlander, executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, recently offered insights into a new model for biomedical research.
May 16, 2012
Our suspicious minds have two distinct areas of activity: the amygdala, which correlates strongly with a baseline distrustfulness, and the parahippocampal gyrus, which acts like a cerebral lie detector.
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.
May 10, 2012
Sherri Cook joins the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute after nearly 11 years at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute.
May 8, 2012
Zhi Sheng seeks new therapeutic approaches to glioblastoma, an aggressive brain cancer with a poor prognosis.
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.
April 10, 2012
TEDMED, dubbed a cerebral Cirque du Soleil, asks leaders in a range of fields to lend their creativity to medicine. Join us in viewing these live, high-definition simulcasts from April ...
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.
March 1, 2012
Elizabeth McBride has assumed lead responsibility for planning and managing the fundraising program for the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.
Feb. 1, 2012
Researchers at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have developed a novel technology platform to peer closely into the world of cells and molecules within a native, liquid environment.