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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...
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Apply for VCU Venture Lab »
With over $270 Million of sponsored research each year, a large amount of intellectual property is developed by VCU facult...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
VTCRI Scientist earns 3rd concurrent NCI grant »
Deb Kelly, an associate professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was awarded $2.1 million by the Nation...
Monday, July 9, 2018
Making Seed Funding Easier to Access with Collaboration »
University of Virginia researchers who are looking for potential collaborators will have a much easier search, thanks to a...
Sunday, July 1, 2018
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Newest College at VT »
Virginia Tech officially gained a new college and expanded its expertise in the health sciences with the integration of th...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
VCU Professor Changing Forensic Testing »
A Virginia Commonwealth University researcher has developed a procedure for identifying the source of cells present in a f...
Friday, June 1, 2018
VTCRI scientists make first serotonin measurements in humans »
Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have begun to unravel how serotonin acts, based on data collec...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
VCU Receives $21.5M NIH Grant »
Virginia Commonwealth University has been awarded $21.5 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health to promo...
Thursday, May 17, 2018
UVA LVG Seed Fund Invests in 510 Kardiac Devices »
The University of Virginia Licensing & Ventures Group (LVG) Seed Fund announced its fourth investment, 510 Kardiac Dev...
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Teaming up to Diagnose Mild TBI »
Scientists at two of Virginia’s largest universities, working with clinicians from the two major health systems and a grow...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
W&M receives grant to recruit STEM teachers »
Faculty at the College of William & Mary have received $1.2 million from the National Science Foundation to recruit an...
Monday, May 14, 2018
UVA's iLab announces 2018 cohort »
Art for the Heart , founded by Emma Hitchcock and Zadie Lacey, began as a way to bring creativity and connection to the ho...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
VA Tech researchers create ratings system to test soccer head gear »
More than half of soccer players suffer some concussion symptoms annually. Virginia Tech researchers are working to r...
Friday, April 20, 2018
Homemade Microscope Reveals How Cancer-Causing Virus Clings to DNA »
Researchers use homemade microscope to reveal cUsing a homemade, high-tech microscope, scientists at the University of Vir...
Thursday, March 29, 2018
ODU to Expand to Virginia Beach »
Old Dominion University plans to significantly expand its health sciences programs at the Virginia Beach Higher Education...
Friday, March 16, 2018
Renowned VCU Professor Jan Chlebowski Dies at 74 »
Jan Chlebowski, Ph.D., who served as a faculty member at Virginia Commonwealth University for 39 years, died March 10. He...
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Founding dean of the VTC Medical School to retire »
After more than a decade at the helm, Cynda Ann Johnson, M.D., founding dean of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medic...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Virginia Catalyst Awards $400,000 to Help Reduce Neonatal and Infant Death »
The Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation, known as Virginia Catalyst, has awarded a $400,000 grant to a collab...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
New building at VT increases study of Alzheimer's, diabetes, and other diseases »
A first-of-its kind biomedical facility in the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will allow researche...
Friday, February 2, 2018
Elias receives Innovator of the Year award »
The University of Virginia Licensing & Ventures Group (LVG) has named W. Jeffrey Elias, MD, the 2018 Edlich-Henderson...

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