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Sunday, September 13, 2020
A partnership benefits nanofabrication research at Virginia Tech and beyond »
Engaging with industry and developing comprehensive partnerships of shared value is critical to the success of university...
Thursday, July 30, 2020
VCU names Arthur Kellermann, M.D., senior vice president and CEO, VCU Health System »
Virginia Commonwealth University and VCU Health System announced that Arthur L. Kellermann, M.D., will serve as senior vic...
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
William & Mary to partner with VCU Health to expand university health care »
The College of William and Mary and VCU Health will be partnering together to expand university health care. William and...
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
UVA, VDH partner to collect COVID-19 health data from Virginia volunteers »
UVA’s Integrated Translational Health Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV), in partnership with the Virginia Department of Healt...
Monday, June 22, 2020
Focused Ultrasound Shows Potential Against Deadliest Brain Tumor »
As reported online with UVA Today, an innovative use of focused ultrasound being pioneered at the University of Virginia S...
Thursday, June 18, 2020
iTHRIV Selects Incoming 2020 Scholars Program Cohort »
The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) selects its fourth class of iTHRIV Scholars. T...
Monday, June 8, 2020
Michael A. Fox Named New Director of Virginia Tech School of Neuroscience »
Michael A. Fox, director of the Center for Neurobiology Research at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, will...
Friday, April 3, 2020
VT's Link, License, Launch Partners Chemistry Professor With Biotech Company »
By 2020, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a type of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, is expected to become the leadin...
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
George Mason Names Associate VP of Innovation and Economic Development »
George Mason University announced that Paula Sorrell, the director of the University of Michigan’s Economic Growth Institu...
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
New Virginia Tech Startup Seeks to Use Nano-Capsules to Deliver Heart Drug »
Scientists at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC have started a new biotechnology company to apply one of nat...
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
VCU Student Wins NIH award »
Franck Kamga Gninzeko (B.S.’17), a Virginia Commonwealth University biomedical engineering doctoral student, has received...
Thursday, January 2, 2020
Virginia Tech to start NSF Harnessing the Data Revolution: Data Science Corps Program »
Many great scientific collaborations have existed throughout history: Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson...
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Indivior And Virginia Tech To Collaborate On Recover Study Extension »
Indivior has announced a new research collaboration with Virginia Tech extending the RECOVER (Remission from Chronic Opio...
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...

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