Stories for Ubadah Sabbagh

Scientists discover cellular structure of poorly understood visual brain region

June 16, 2020

The brain’s ventral lateral geniculate nucleus (vLGN) receives signals from the eye, but it is not associated with classical image-forming. For decades little was known about this brain region’s cellular ...

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 ...

Fralin Biomedical Research Institute scientists shed light on surprising visual development patterns

Jan. 20, 2020

In a new study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC neuroscientists reveal a surprising clue about how this ...

Ubadah Sabbagh thrives on collaboration

Sept. 10, 2019

Ubadah Sabbagh doesn’t just see the potential for what Virginia Tech can do at its growing academic health center in Roanoke. He lives it.

Virginia Tech graduate student earns prestigious NIH award to map unexplored brain region, study optic nerve regeneration

July 22, 2019

Ubadah Sabbagh, a Virginia Tech Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health (TBMH) graduate student, has won a six-year $390,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH) award that will fund his remaining TBMH ...

Graduate student receives prestigious Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Ben Barres Fellowship

June 28, 2019

Ubadah Sabbagh, a Virginia Tech Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health graduate student working at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, has received the Ben Barres Fellowship presented by Cold ...

Roanoke-based Virginia Tech graduate student selected as a Society for Neuroscience fellow

Nov. 2, 2018

Ubadah Sabbagh, a doctoral student in Virginia Tech’s Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health (TBMH) Graduate Program, was one of 15 graduate students and postdoctoral researchers named as a Society for ...