Stories for Zhi Sheng

VTCRI research team identifies a potential strategy in fight against brain cancer

Sept. 11, 2018

Scientists with the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute say a gene involved in the body’s sleep cycle is a potential target for therapies to help patients with a deadly form ...

VTCRI scientist earns third concurrent grant from the National Cancer Institute to study breast cancer

July 11, 2018

Deb Kelly, an associate professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was awarded $2.1 million by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to study the protein that gives rise to ...

First students earn degrees through innovative Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health program

May 9, 2018

When NithyaPriya Ramalingam and Kevin Pridham don caps and gowns for Virginia Tech’s graduate school commencement Thursday, they are making history as the first two graduates of the Translational Biology, ...

Carmouche and Sheng receive 2018 VTCSOM Outstanding Research Mentor Awards

April 4, 2018

Zhi Sheng (left), assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, and Jonathan Carmouche (right), assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, are ...

VTCRI scientist awarded $2 million National Cancer Institute grant to study breast cancer

March 22, 2018

The National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health has award Deborah Kelly, an associate professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, $2 million to study the mutated ...

Scientists identify new target for developing precision treatment in malignant brain tumors

Jan. 25, 2018

A Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute team has identified a new therapeutic target to treat glioblastoma, the most devastating and common form of brain cancer.

Scientists decode breast cancer protein

Sept. 14, 2017

Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have successfully determined the full architecture of the breast cancer susceptibility protein (BRCA1) for the first time. This three-dimensional information provides a ...

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute teams converge on strategies to defeat McCain’s form of brain cancer

July 26, 2017

Research teams at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute from three colleges — Engineering, Science, and Veterinary Medicine — are developing new approaches to treat glioblastoma, the aggressive form of ...

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