Stories for 2016
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists develop new technology to assess nerve regeneration
Dec. 19, 2016
Numbness, tingling, and discomfort from peripheral nerve damage are facts of life for millions of Americans. Now, investigators have described a way for scientists to directly examine how damaged nerves ...
Dec. 12, 2016
The University of Virginia-Virginia Tech Carilion Neuroscience Research Collaboration today announced more than a half million dollars in grant funding will be awarded to nine research teams to tackle pressing ...
Nov. 22, 2016
Researchers at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have identified a naturally occurring molecule that has the potential for preserving sites of communication between nerves and muscles in amyotrophic lateral ...
Nov. 16, 2016
Families whose children are born with microcephaly are desperate for answers, said Konark Mukherjee, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, who leads perhaps the only research ...
Oct. 30, 2016
Michael J. Friedlander, Ph.D., Virginia Tech’s vice president for health sciences and technology, will highlight neuroscience doctorate training at this year’s Society for Neuroscience annual conference on Nov. 12 in ...
Oct. 19, 2016
Public-private cooperation holds great interest with the University Economic Development Association
Oct. 18, 2016
With a message that people can’t change their genes, but they can change their environment, Linda S. Birnbaum, Ph.D., a toxicologist and the director of the National Institute of Environmental ...
Oct. 13, 2016
Scientists will focus on ways to preserve the health of glial cells during the 5th International Conference of Glial Biology in Medicine, hosted by the Center for Glial Biology in ...
Oct. 5, 2016
The first-ever scientific meeting to explore an ultra-personal approach to brain health — the Virginia-Nordic Precision Neuroscience Conference — opened Wednesday morning at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute.
Developmental and Translational Neurobiology Center to open at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Sept. 20, 2016
To better understand mechanisms underlying these diseases and disorders, researchers at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute are forming the Developmental and Translational Neurobiology Center.
Sept. 13, 2016
The relief of a craving may depend more on the belief of satisfaction than actual relief, according to scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and the Center for ...
Virginia Tech partners with Nordic universities to host first international precision neuroscience conference
Sept. 2, 2016
Roanoke will host the Virginia-Nordic Precision Neuroscience Conference from Oct. 5-7 at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute.
Aug. 23, 2016
The third class of Virginia Tech’s translational biology, medicine, and health graduate program has arrived, and they’re ready to learn.
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.
July 25, 2016
The public is invited to attend, “Community Conversation: Heroin Epidemic,” on July 26 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Community members and experts on addiction and substance abuse will lead the ...
July 18, 2016
A national research collaboration funded by the National Institutes of Health has found significant racial and ethnic disparities in breastfeeding outcomes, according to a study published online in Pediatrics.
June 24, 2016
An international team of researchers recently published a review paper summarizing the potential therapeutic promise of targeting the non-muscle cells in the heart responsible for cardiac scarring in Nature Reviews ...
June 23, 2016
Researchers at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute are teaming up with neuroscientists the world over to address a gap in cognitive neuroscience with the new journal, Computational Psychiatry.
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists are first to visualize breast cancer protein in precise detail
June 16, 2016
A team of scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute developed a novel technique to provide the first three-dimensional view of a protein that can cause breast cancer.
Scientists at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute take part in $15 million research project to study cigarettes and vaporized nicotine
June 13, 2016
The National Cancer Institute awarded $15 million to a consortium of 10 academic institutions in four countries to assess the likely impact of current and potential future policies regulating tobacco ...