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Virginia Tech group investing in Tanzania’s future

In 2016, a safari adventure among family and friends led to a group of Virginia Tech faculty, students, and alumni starting a nonprofit organization to build a school in Tanzania. Today, the Maasai…

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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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‘The right place’: Sisters with rare disorder find help

When Emily Burkhart’s daughter was diagnosed with a rare gene mutation, the family found help at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute’s Neuromotor Research Clinic. When the seemingly…

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Virginia Research & Innovation: Driving Progress for Better Health and Economic Growth

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley will release results of a new survey of Virginians on the economic impact of biomedical research.Additional speakers include: Tim Sands, President,…

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Fralin Biomedical Research Institute occupational therapists train colleagues, treat children in Morocco clinic

Kelsey Burke and Megan Price, occupational therapists in the Neuromotor Research Clinic at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, took a personal volunteer trip to Morocco with a…

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Food insecurity and hunger in Virginia

This presentation on hunger and food security in Virginia includes discussion about how food security is defined, measurement of food security in Virginia, impacts of the pandemic on food security,…

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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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