Stories for John C. Chappell

Researchers discover molecular mechanism of hereditary, tumor-causing disease

March 2, 2018

A team of scientists from the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and Vanderbilt University have explained how a genetic mutation gives rise to Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome, which causes tumors to ...

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute awards $2.1 million to VTCRI scientist

Jan. 10, 2017

Steven Poelzing, an associate professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, has received a $2.1 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes ...

UVA, Virginia Tech Carilion partner to fund leading-edge, cross-university neuroscience

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 ...

Building a heart: What goes right, what can go wrong

Feb. 3, 2015

The public is invited to learn more about heart development and current cardiovascular research during Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute’s first heart school.

Challenge accepted: Ice bucket edition

Sept. 19, 2014

One, two, three! A collective shriek signaled the successful completion of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Ice Bucket Challenge. It was the second challenge of four, followed by students ...

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute sets a new pace in heart research

May 15, 2014

The Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, well known for its innovative, world-class brain research, is launching a major new initiative in cardiovascular research.