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College of Engineering Outstanding Senior: Julia Riley

“My journey at Virginia Tech has been an incredibly fulfilling one, that continues to remind me that the unexpected parts of life can sometimes be the most rewarding” Julia Riley…

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Eminent cancer physician-scientist joins Virginia Tech to lead research in Washington, D.C.

Christopher Hourigan will spearhead innovative cancer solutions at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute Cancer Research Center in the nation's capital.

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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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2023 Virginia Tech Cancer Research Alliance Retreat

Aligning Researchers with ResourcesThe second annual Virginia Tech Cancer Research Alliance Retreat was held May 24 and 25 on the Children's National Research and Innovation Campus in…

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Cancer researchers team up against deadliest brain tumors in children

Experts from Children's National, Virginia Tech, and Columbia University join forces to explore new tactics to fight lethal childhood brain cancer.

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Human Stem Cell and Gene Therapy March 2, 2023

Novel treatments for human diseases involve the use of human gene or stem cell therapy. This course will discuss the basics of human stem cells and gene therapy and the status of the current…

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Virginia Tech researcher’s 3D model of brain tumor environment could aid personalized treatment

Jennifer Munson and her research team’s model of the glioblastoma tumor microenvironment could help with understanding why the cancer is so resistant to treatment and so often returns after…

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Cancer Research Alliance forges new collaborations, strengthens research programs at inaugural retreat

More than 100 cancer researchers from across Virginia Tech met at the first Cancer Research Alliance retreat hosted by the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC on March 18.

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#VTGivingDay - Seale Innovation Fund at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

The first seven Virginia Tech research teams each to receive one-year, $75,000 Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Seale Innovation Fund awards have been selected. The awarded pilot projects…

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Scientists at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute develop new strategy for brain cancer treatment

In a new study published in Oncogenesis, Zhi Sheng and Rob Gourdie of the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC describe how two protein-targeting drugs – when combined with chemotherapy…

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Meet Jenny Munson, a cancer scientist at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Jenny Munson is a principal investigator at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute who studies the tumor microenvironment in cancers, including glioblastoma, the deadliest form of brain cancer.…

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Tour the state-of-the-art Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Addition

With wet laboratories, meeting spaces, and offices to accommodate 400 additional researchers, students, and support staff, the $90-million, 139,000-square-foot addition enables the Fralin Biomedical…

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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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Hokies for Good: Conquering Cancer through Research Collaboration

Join us as we explore the groundbreaking partnership between the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC and Children's National Hospital in Washington D.C.Deemed a one-of-a-kind endeavor to…

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Meet Scientists Working at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

From cancer cells to human behavior - learn about some of the fascinating, high-impact research that female faculty members at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute are working on.

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