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University News
Friday, November 15, 2019
Virginia Tech Coming to Children’s National Hospital’s New DC Campus »
As reported in the Washington Post, Virginia Tech plans to launch a biomedical research facility in Washington, DC by earl...
Saturday, November 9, 2019
GMU Tackle Concussion Diagnosis and Monitoring with Saliva »
George Mason University researchers Emanuel “Chip” Petricoin and Shane Caswell connected across disciplines to address a s...
Friday, November 1, 2019
GMU Scientists Invent New Technology to Streamline Drug Discovery »
George Mason University researchers have discovered the exact location where two proteins responsible for hiding cancer ce...
Friday, October 18, 2019
Virginia Western CC Commemorates $37M STEM Building »
Virginia Western Community College welcomed community members from across the Roanoke Region to celebrate the Grand Openin...
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Virginia Tech Creates Expansive Cancer Research Initiative »
Virginia Tech has developed a university-wide cancer research strategy to create and expand synergies among more than 30 e...
Thursday, October 3, 2019
GMU’s Kylene Kehn-Hall Working to Neutralize Bio-Terrorist Threat »
Kylene Kehn-Hall, Ph.D. carefully puts on her personal protective equipment (PPE) – a Tyvek suit, gloves, overshoes and a...
Friday, September 13, 2019
Fralin Biomedical Research Institute Receives $1M Lemon Family Contribution »
The William Jacob and Barbara Boyle Lemon family has made a $1 million gift to the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at...
Thursday, September 5, 2019
GMU Professors Sequence Komodo Dragon Genome »
George Mason University researchers Monique van Hoek and Barney Bishop and their collaborators have released their finding...
Monday, August 12, 2019
iTHRIV, Community Groups Partner to Improve Health of Virginians »
The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV), a Clinical Translational Science Award hub, h...
Monday, August 12, 2019
UVA Health’s Karen C. Johnston Blood Sugar and Stroke Study Published »
Hyperglycemia, or high levels of glucose, is common in patients with acute ischemic stroke and is associated with worse ou...
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
GMU Patent with Applications to Breast Cancer Treatment Licensed by Targeted Pharmaceuticals »
A patent granted to George Mason University Research Foundation Inc., which describes a novel treatment method for pre-inv...
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
VT Graduate student earns prestigious NIH award »
As you read this article, your eyes are capturing light and your brain is decoding it into tangible fragments of informati...
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Four GMU Researchers Receive NSF Career Awards »
George Mason University’s burgeoning reputation as a top-tier research institution received a significant boost with news...
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
VT Names Interim Vice President for Research and Innovation »
G. Don Taylor, vice provost for learning systems innovation and effectiveness and the Charles O. Gordon Professor of Indus...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
UVA Licensing & Ventures Group Adds Medical Device Company to Growing Seed Fund Portfolio »
The University of Virginia Licensing & Ventures Group (UVA LVG) has announced an investment in Direct Spinal Therapeut...
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Virginia Tech names Jennifer Wayne head of Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics »
Jennifer Wayne has been appointed head of Virginia Tech’s Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics in the Colleg...
Friday, May 24, 2019
UVa research project gets $12.5M from NIH »
A groundbreaking research collaboration at the University of Virginia School of Medicine that is shedding light on everyth...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
$121-million STEM building set to replace VCU’s Franklin Street Gym »
Virginia Commonwealth University’s Franklin Street Gym in Richmond will be demolished next year to make way for a $121 mil...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
George Mason dean named provost at William & Mary »
Peggy Agouris, an award-winning scholar and researcher and dean of the College of Science at George Mason University, has...
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
NIH Provides $23 Million for Statewide Translational Research Institute »
The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) has been awarded a five-year grant of nearly $...
Monday, March 4, 2019
GMU researchers find clues to a functional HIV cure »
Researchers at George Mason University have found a measurable indicator that may prove beneficial in restoring T cell mob...
Friday, March 1, 2019
Excitement Grows for Virginia Tech's Innovation Campus »
In November, Virginia Tech’s planned Innovation Campus in Alexandria created a buzz when it was cited as a key reason Virg...
Friday, February 22, 2019
UVA’s Brain Institute Focuses on Alzheimer’s, Autism, Addiction and Injury »
As the baby boom generation in the United States ages, more people are experiencing cognitive decline, including Alzheimer...
Thursday, January 31, 2019
VCU launches new initiative to bring health innovations to market »
Virginia Commonwealth University has launched a three-year, $7 million initiative to support the development of new innova...
Wednesday, January 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
VTC Medical School Names New Dean »
Virginia Tech has named a new dean for its medical school in Roanoke. Dr. Lee Learman will take over the leadership o...
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Virginia Tech lands record $50 million gift for biomedical research »
Virginia Tech will receive a record $50 million gift to support biomedical research, a landmark donation for the public un...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
UVA Researchers create way to solve mysteries of the microbiome »
This much is clear: The tiny bacteria that live on and inside us are tremendously important for our health and well-being,...
Thursday, September 27, 2018
UVA Receives $25 Million Gift »
A $25 million gift will help the University of Virginia pay for a new academic building and business program. U.Va. a...
Monday, September 24, 2018
Virginia Tech to offer new biomedical engineering undergraduate degree »
Virginia Tech’s new undergraduate degree program in biomedical engineering couldn’t have come at a more pressing time....
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Virginia Tech LAUNCH Center turns inventions into applied innovations »
Virginia Tech is enhancing its research environment with an innovative, discovery-to-market approach to industry partnersh...
Friday, August 31, 2018
George Mason researcher awarded $2.5M grant to fight deadly virus »
A George Mason University researcher is heading a scientific team that has received a sizable Department of Defense grant...
Thursday, August 30, 2018
UVA Research Developing ‘Two-Headed Arrow’ to Kill Ovarian Cancer Tumors »
A UVA School of Medicine researcher is developing a two-fisted, antibody-based approach to destroying deadly ovarian cance...
Monday, August 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ribbens named interim Executive Director for VT Biocomplexity Institute »
Cal Ribbens has been named interim executive director of the Biocomplexity Institute at Virginia Tech. Ribbens curren...
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
UVA Scientist Creating Medicines Free of Side Effects »
A new technique for precisely targeting molecules within cells is paving the way for medicines that are free of side effec...
Friday, August 3, 2018
UVA Team Trying to Block Aging’s Effect on the Brain »
Aging vessels connecting the brain and the immune system play critical roles in both Alzheimer’s disease and the decline i...

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