Stories for Michael J. Friedlander

Harvard leader, former NIMH director to discuss ‘genetics of mind’ at public lecture in Roanoke

May 17, 2019

Steven Hyman, Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology and director of the Stanley Center for Psychiatry Research at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, ...

Friedlander named fellow of Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine

May 10, 2019

Founded in 1903, the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (SEBM) is one of the nation’s oldest scientific societies. Now, after more than a century of achievement, the society has ...

Judges, neuroscientists consider how science and criminal justice converge at Roanoke neurolaw conference

May 2, 2019

Could brain scans reveal when someone is lying? Neuroscientists and addiction experts at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC believe that emerging neuroscientific discoveries could complement criminal justice. To ...

Universities lead effort to help Appalachians trapped by opioid epidemic

April 18, 2019

With a new grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, universities led by Virginia Tech will unite scientists, a range of health-care and service providers, and communities, including individuals in ...

Hundreds of STEM high school students to compete at Virginia Science and Engineering Fair in Roanoke Saturday

April 4, 2019

High school students from throughout the state will be displaying their ingenuity Saturday and the Virginia Science and Engineering Fair in Roanoke. The fair is hosted by the Virginia Tech ...

Fralin Biomedical Research Institute to present the good, bad, and ugly at 7th Annual Brain School

March 5, 2019

Experts will share extraordinary facts about about the brain during this series of community lectures in Roanoke from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., Monday, March 11 through Thursday, March 14.

Economist, UN advisor Jeffrey Sachs to discuss world’s ‘most important agenda’

Feb. 17, 2019

Wealth should lead to well-being, according to Jeffrey Sachs, a world-renowned economist and special advisor to three United Nations Secretaries-General. Sachs will speak at a free public presentation at the ...

HS&T fellows dive deep to learn how to commercialize ideas

Feb. 13, 2019

Commercialization fellows will talk about their experiences at a presentation at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 19. The session will also provide an overview of the 2019 commercialization fellows program, which ...

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