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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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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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Expert explains why animal coronavirus vaccines are unsafe--and ineffective--for human use

Humans should never be injected with vaccines created to treat animal coronaviruses, explains Andrea Bertke, associate professor of infectious diseases in the Department of Population Health…

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Expert explains how to flatten the curve

Laura Hungerford, professor of public health, head of the Master of Public Health Program and the Department of Population Health Sciences at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine,…

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Rethinking consumption habits to reduce food waste

Susan Chen, a second year Ph.D. student in the department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, studies food waste in hopes of finding ways to eliminate the negative environmental and economic…

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Welcome to the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Virginia Tech’s Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC is an exciting place to research, train, and work. Established in 2010, the research institute is doubling in size and is actively…

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The VTC Dream

Leaders at Virginia Tech and Carilion Clinic discuss the unique partnership that was formed 10 years ago to create the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and the Fralin Biomedical Research…

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