Stories for Konark Mukherjee

VTCRI researchers join forces to improve life for children with genetic disorder

March 14, 2018

Accomplishments of three girls who received intensive therapy at the VTCRI Neuromotor Research Clinic based on innovative pediatric neurorehabilitation research have been documented in a report published in BMC Research ...

Research reveals biological mechanism of a leading cause of childhood blindness

Nov. 16, 2017

Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) have revealed the pathology of cells and structures stricken by optic nerve hypoplasia, a leading cause of childhood blindness in developed ...

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 ...

Microcephaly secrets waiting to be discovered in genome, VTCRI researchers say

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 ...

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.

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute team begins to bridge gap between intellectual disability and molecular function

May 24, 2016

Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute discovered how mutations of a gene called CASK may cause genetic disorders such as microcephaly and postnatal intellectual disabilities.

Scientists earn grant to study the leading cause of childhood blindness

May 15, 2015

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists were awarded a grant by the National Institutes of Health to study optic nerve hypoplasia, the leading cause of childhood blindness.

Konark Mukherjee’s work on CASK garners attention in recent Science article

April 15, 2013

Experimental results obtained in the laboratory of Konark Mukherjee, an assistant professor at VTC Research Institute, were recently mentioned in the journal Science.

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