Stories for Michael J. Friedlander

Acclaimed neuroscientist to head institute’s Center for Neurobiology Research

June 16, 2020

Anthony-Samuel LaMantia, a developmental neurobiologist and a professor at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, has been named the new director of the institute’s Center for Neurobiology Research.

Research Institute enters Phase One of reopening

May 27, 2020

Virginia Tech has entered Phase One of reopening research functions and related laboratories under the essential operations designation, with Phase One beginning at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC on ...

Sophisticated new scanner to aid cancer research, treatment for pets and people

May 14, 2020

A new computed tomography (CT) scanner was delivered to the Health Sciences and Technology campus in Roanoke on Tuesday. The technology will be available to researchers at the Fralin Biomedical ...

Virginia Tech researchers develop new COVID-19 tests to combat backlogs, shortages

April 22, 2020

Virginia Tech scientists have developed a new COVID-19 test and secured federal and state approvals to begin processing samples at on-campus labs in Blacksburg and Roanoke.


March 27, 2020

Please refer to Virginia Tech's COVID-19 webpage for university announcements and resources. This page is updated periodically with announcements pertaining to operations at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute.

CANCELLED: Pioneering medical scientist will connect cancer care, reproductive health and fertility at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute lecture

March 5, 2020

EDITOR'S NOTE: the following public lecture is being rescheduled. Follow Fralin Biomedical Research Institute for updates.

Doctoral student named Society for Neuroscience Policy ambassador

March 5, 2020

Ubadah Sabbagh, a doctoral candidate in Virginia Tech’s translational biology, medicine, and health program who conducts research at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, has been selected as one ...

Leading Neuroscience Innovator to present how technology can enhance memory and attention at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC lecture

Feb. 24, 2020

Studies led by upcoming Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture speaker, Adam Gazzaley, show that older adults can improve multi-tasking, memory using computer games. Gazzaley will discuss how technology can enhance ...

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