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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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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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Juneteenth Celebration of Black Scientists and Engineers

The Virginia Tech community gathered at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC for the Juneteenth celebration on June 17 in Roanoke. Black researchers, educators, and leaders described their…

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World-renowned researchers gather at the Precision Neuroscience Conference in Roanoke

The international Precision Neuroscience Conference builds on a collaboration between European and U.S. universities to advance neuroscience-based precision medicine, including diagnosis and…

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Health Sciences and Technology campus: Thriving in the spirit of Ut Prosim

The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine both opened in 2010, continuing the university’s 150-year legacy of service while transforming…

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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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Researchers identify behavioral adaptations that may help Antarctic fishes to adapt to warming Southern Ocean

In a new study published in PLOS ONE, Michael Friedlander and his team at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute describe how Antarctic fishes with and without hemoglobin react to acute thermal…

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Meet Wynn Legon, a new neuroscientist at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Introducing Wynn Legon – a new principal investigator who has been at the forefront of the use of focused ultrasound to modulate human brain activity for a decade. Legon's lab is located…

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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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2021 VTCSOM White Coat Ceremony

The class of 2025 recieve their white coats and are welcomed into the medical profession.

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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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Fralin Biomedical Research Institute teams up with the City of Roanoke to host Welcoming Week

The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute joined with the City of Roanoke and numerous community groups by participating in a nationwide initiative known as Welcoming Week. The initiative focuses on…

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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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Virginia Tech researchers give hope to substance use disorder patients with new psychological tools

Warren Bickel, a professor at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC and director of the institute’s Addiction Recovery Research Center, helped pioneer the drug treatments used to wean…

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