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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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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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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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Animal Cancer Care and Research Center opens for comprehensive care of dogs and cats

The Virginia Tech Animal Cancer Care and Research Center is a comprehensive cancer care and clinical research center offering integrated services, including medical, surgical, and radiation oncology,…

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Virginia Tech Animal Cancer Care and Research Center: Opening Summer 2020

Take a look inside the new Virginia Tech Animal Cancer Care and Research Center (ACCRC) in Roanoke, Virginia. Opening in summer 2020, the state-of-the-art center of excellence for comprehensive…

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What's your science? - Maddie Turner

Maddie Turner loves the hands-on aspect of science and talks about her experience working in a lab.

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HokieTalks: Cancer Research- Dogs lead the way for cures in humans

Nick Dervisis, Assistant Professor of Small Animal Clinical Sciences in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, presented during the 2019 HokieTalks. Watch his talk, "Cancer…

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Researching how circadian rhythms influence cancer development

Associate Professor Carla Finkielstein, of the Department of Biological Sciences, and her team, which includes undergraduate Esther Wisdom, are researching how the 24-hour circadian rhythm influences…

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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 alumnus donation strengthens fight against cancer

After fighting cancer for 10 years, Virginia Tech alumna Mitzi Frank died at the age of 41. Her husband, Ponch Frank, now strengthens his wife's fight with a donation from the Mitzi L. Frank…

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Collaborative grant takes on brain cancer

Biomedical engineering and mechanics researcher Jennifer Munson and her team discuss their work examining interstitial fluid flow in brain cancer cell invasion. Munson has received a $2.6 million…

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Using Microfluidic Chips to Study Flow in the Brain

Collaborators from the University of Virginia visit BEAM researcher Jenny Munson for a little shared lab time. Using a microfluidic chip developed by Rebecca Pompano's lab, the researchers…

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