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Virginia Tech and Purdue Turfgrass Research Collaboration

The Virginia Tech Turfgrass center has partnered with the Purdue as a sister site for research on limiting brown patch in tall fescue lawns. This partnership is fostered by two VT alumnae, Cale…

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Brain School: Can the brain be changed without surgery?

Join us on March 13, 2023 at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute from 5 to 7:30PM for Brain School: The Electric Brain. https://fbri.vtc.vt.edu/events/annual-brain-school.html

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Cardiovascular scientists to explore viral infection that can lead to sudden death

James Smyth, associate professor at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, has been awarded a five-year, $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to discover why viruses…

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Internationally recognized scientist joins Virginia Tech to lead new Fralin Biomedical Research Institute Center for Exercise Medicine Research

Zhen Yan, a top international molecular exercise and physiology researcher, will become the inaugural director of the new Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Center for Exercise Medicine…

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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 Scott Johnstone, a new cardiovascular investigator at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

As we continue our series focused on the newest faculty members working in our brand new, $90-million biomedical research addition facility, it's our pleasure to introduce Scott Johnstone…

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Meet Yassine Sassi, a new cardiovascular investigator seeking new therapies for heart and respiratory diseases

Introducing Yassine Sassi – a new principal investigator who studies the role of RNAs and cyclic nucleotide pathways in heart and respiratory diseases. Sassi’s lab is located in our…

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Meet Jessica Pfleger, a new cardiovascular researcher at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Housed in the brand new biomedical research addition at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute, the main focus of Jessica Pfleger's research is to investigate the molecular mechanisms that…

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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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We asked our faculty: Why did you become a health scientist?

From art and medicine, to zoology and playing cricket - four faculty members at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC open up about the memories and moments that sparked their scientific…

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniels Healthy Heart Study

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech is seeking healthy Cavalier King Charles spaniels for a long-term study using specialized software and 3D echocardiogram to try…

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Hokies find inspiration in promise to serve

Dedicated to our motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve) Hokies serve as a force for positive change in a world without boundaries.

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Southern Piedmont AREC Field Day

Saied Mostaghimi introduces the Southern Piedmont Agricultural Research and Extension Center as well as shares about the various research being conducted at the center. Stakeholders also share their…

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

An overview of the basic mechanisms and consequences of obstructive sleep apnea.

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Basis of Interstitial Lung Disease

Video alternative for part of Chapter 4, Pulmonary Pathophysiology iBook

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Cystic Fibrosis

Video alternative for part of Chapter 1, Pulmonary Pathophysiology iBook

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