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Landmark $50 million gift to dramatically expand health sciences research at Virginia Tech

The Richmond, Virginia-based Red Gates Foundation recently committed $50 million to the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC to accelerate health sciences research at Virginia Tech. The gift…

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Fundamental understanding of a molecule‘s normal function could inform treatments for a variety of brain disorders

A team of investigators in John Chappell’s lab at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC made a discovery that could inform new therapies.

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Zerin Khan, Developing Treatment for Glioblastoma

As a part of the Laboratory of Integrative Tumor Ecology at Virginia Tech, Zerin Khan hopes to help create better outcomes for patients diagnosed with Glioblastoma.

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The Virginia Tech SBES program is preparing graduate students for an ever-changing medical industry

The Virginia Tech – Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (SBES) is a unique multidisciplinary program that bridges the biomedical sciences, biomedical…

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Biomedical Engineering majors are impacting the health of the world

Virginia Tech Biomedical Engineers are committed to improving the human condition and the communities they serve through their unique intersection of biomedical engineering, mechanics, and science.

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BME major Julia Wakefield found her passion through service and helping others.

Julia Wakefield, a Biomedical Engineering major in the Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics department found purpose in service and working with the local community. ENABLE, a club at Virginia Tech…

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PhD student is focused on helping military personnel and veterans

Michelle Dickerson, a third-year PhD student, is researching neural engineering and the neuropathological, cognitive and behavioral changes following traumatic brain injury in military personnel and…

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Improving the human condition through engineering

Engineering graduate student Whitney Tatem is passionate about biomedical engineering, because she is driven to solve problems to improve human health and well-being. “What drew me in to the…

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Jess Gannon: Diving further into pancreatic cancer research

As a recipient of the Clare Boothe Luce Fellowship, Jess Gannon is taking a closer look at pancreatic cancer research through device development and histotripsy. She found a sense of community at…

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Virginia Tech Helmet Lab director on flag football helmet ratings

Steve Rowson, the director of the Virginia Tech Helmet Lab, discusses ratings for flag football protective headgear. Ratings can be found at

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Congratulations, College of Engineering class of 2019

Welcome to the Hokie alumni family.

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Students study patterns of electrical activity in the heart during interactive engineering lab

Undergraduate students in Professor Vincent Wang's Engineering Analysis of Physiologic Systems class participate in a lab where they utilized an EKG (ECG) prototype which uses electrodes placed…

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Senior design team steps up to NASA Student Launch Initiative

A group of seniors in Virginia Tech's engineering science and mechanics undergraduate program is stepping up to the challenge of their capstone design project in a big way. Through the NASA…

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Testapalooza: Breaking stuff to make the grade

Not all finals are a drag, Hokies! During Testapalooza, Virginia Tech engineering students in the Mechanical Behavior of Materials course spent their last lab of the semester testing (i.e. BREAKING)…

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Nora Hlavac '18 combines a passion for teaching and research

Mentorship. Community. Opportunity. These are the words recent Hokie grad and new biomedical engineering Ph.D. alumna Nora Hlavac '18 uses to describe her time at Virginia Tech. She's…

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Researchers look for link between head injury and epilepsy

Virginia Tech’s School of Neuroscience is leading a three-year, $2.6 million study looking at the connection between traumatic head injuries and epilepsy. The study, taking part with funding…

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