Stories Related to Neuroscience for 2019

Virginia Tech health sciences leader appointed to Virginia Early Childhood Foundation advisory council

July 24, 2019

Michael Friedlander, founding executive director of the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC and vice president of health sciences and technology at Virginia Tech, was recently appointed to join the ...

Fralin Biomedical Research Institute scientist earns grant to examine ‘catastrophic’ seizure disorder

July 22, 2019

Sharon Swanger, an assistant professor at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, has won a $150,000 Dravet Syndrome Foundation research grant.

Virginia Tech graduate student earns prestigious NIH award to map unexplored brain region, study optic nerve regeneration

July 22, 2019

Ubadah Sabbagh, a Virginia Tech Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health (TBMH) graduate student, has won a six-year $390,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH) award that will fund his remaining TBMH ...

Graduate student receives prestigious Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Ben Barres Fellowship

June 28, 2019

Ubadah Sabbagh, a Virginia Tech Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health graduate student working at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, has received the Ben Barres Fellowship presented by Cold ...

Virginia Tech graduate students selected to join competitive Society for Neuroscience program

June 7, 2019

Alyssa Brunal-Brown (left) and Amnah Eltahir, Virginia Tech graduate students at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, were accepted into the Society for Neuroscience’s competitive scholars program.