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Fralin Biomedical Research Institute and partners pioneer nation's first pediatric rehabilitation resource center

July 21, 2020, updated July 21, 2020

Research partners across three institutions are opening the nation’s first and only resource center dedicated to promoting clinical trials research in the rapidly expanding field of pediatric rehabilitation. The center, ...

Virginia Tech faculty receive top honors from the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Nov. 26, 2019

The five Virginia Tech scientists to be named as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science are (top row, from left) Ronald Fricker, Michael Friedlander, Y.A. Liu, ...

Fralin Biomedical researchers to lead nation’s first clinical trial for rehabilitating infant stroke patients

March 26, 2019

Strokes are devastating events often associated with people over 65. But large numbers of infants have strokes, too. Now, in the nation’s first multicenter pediatric stroke recovery trial, researchers and ...

In supporting research institute, Heywood Fralin encourages others to get involved

Dec. 7, 2018

In Heywood Fralin’s vision of the future, an academic health center fueled by world class research will transform the Roanoke Valley and create a robust economy that will enhance the ...

$50 million gift transforming biomedical research institute

Dec. 6, 2018

The founding vision to create the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute was bold: Amass a concentration of biomedical research talent and catalyze it with the resources of a major research ...

Record $50 million gift to Virginia Tech results in naming of Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Dec. 6, 2018

The Horace G. Fralin Charitable Trust and Heywood and Cynthia Fralin will donate a record $50 million to Virginia Tech to support research at the newly renamed Fralin Biomedical Research ...

VTCRI researchers find positive effects of early education intervention on social behavior persist for 4 decades

Nov. 15, 2018

New research in Nature Communications, led by Read Montague (left) of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, suggests that participants who received educational interventions in early childhood show positive effects ...

Early childhood education study participants, now in their 40s, more likely to have closer relationship with parents, be fully employed, have more assets

April 6, 2017

Children who are given high-quality education at an early age – starting at six weeks old and continuing through their first five years of life – are more likely to ...

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