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Tuesday, July 12, 2016
FDA Approves New Treatment for Essential Tremor »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first focused ultrasound device to treat essential tremor in patien...
Monday, July 11, 2016
Virtual i.Lab Removes Geographical Boundaries »
The University of Virginia’s i.Lab is a University-wide initiative that creates a relationship for entrepreneurship and in...
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
When “Bad” Cells Can Actually Be Helpful »
Erica L. Buonomo and her team of colleagues at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified immune cells...
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Apply Now for Virginia Tech's Biotechnology Educators Conference »
On July 27-29, Virginia Tech will host the second annual Biotechnology Educators Conference, to connect science teachers t...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Brain Institute Coming to University of Virginia »
The University of Virginia has a new multi-disciplinary program: the UVA Brain Institute. The new institute will draw upon...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
George Mason Gets New Professional Science Master’s Degree »
The Professional Master’s Degree in Bioinformatics Management at George Mason University has been approved by both the Pro...
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Virginia Tech to Offer New “Destination Areas” »
Virginia Tech wants to change the way students experience college. The school plans to put an initial $2.6 million into fi...
Friday, April 15, 2016
New Legislation Promotes Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization on College Campuses »
Governor McAuliffe signed into law legislation that directs the Boards of Visitors of public colleges and universities to...
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Virginia Tech professor to Serve as Member of NIH Study Section »
Maria Belen Cassera, an assistant professor of biochemistry in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been appo...
Friday, March 25, 2016
Virginia Tech Approved for School of Neuroscience »
The Virginia Tech School of Neurosciences has been approved by the State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV) for Virginia...
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute's Leader Gains New Responsibilities and Title »
Dr. Michael Friedlander, the founding executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, has been named...
Saturday, March 19, 2016
EVMS Scientist Named Virginia Outstanding Scientist for 2016 »
Dr. Jerry Nadler, Internal Medicine Chairman & Vice Dean of Research at Eastern Virginia Medical School, who is making...
Sunday, March 13, 2016
Bond Package Allows Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute to Double in Size »
The bond package agreement released by the General Assembly includes about $45 million to double the size of the Virginia...
Monday, February 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
GMU Researchers Able to Detect Lime Disease Early »
For researchers at George Mason University, it's been three years in the making. "It makes us feel very proud, but it also...
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
George Washington University to Offer New Degrees »
One of the most respectable research institutes at George Washington University (GW) is looking to officially start two ne...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Apply for VCU Commercialization of Research Funding »
VCU President Michael Rao announced the four recipients of Commercialization of Research funding support through the Quest...
Friday, January 29, 2016
UVA Darden, Virginia Bio Collaborate in San Francisco »
Virginia’s burgeoning biotechnology sector was on full display in San Francisco as a broad cross section of industry leade...
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
U. Va Developed Artificial Pancreas to Undergo Final Tests »
A device developed by University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers to automatically monitor and regulate blood-su...
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Theresa Mayer Named Virginia Tech’s Vice President for Research and Innovation »
Theresa S. Mayer, a leading nanotechnology researcher and the associate dean for research and innovation in Penn State’s C...
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Inova Health System and George Mason University Partner on Research and Facilities »
George Mason University and Inova are combining their extensive and complementary resources to conduct personalized medici...
Monday, December 7, 2015
Two U.Va. Findings in the Running for Year’s Biggest Scientific Breakthroughs »
Science, one of the world’s most prestigious scientific journals, has selected 10 finalists for the year’s biggest scienti...
Thursday, December 3, 2015
VCU, HDL Alums Launch Firm to Fight Liver Disease »
As reported online with Richmond BizSense and with a $3 million capital raise underway, a group of VCU alumni and Health D...
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
VA Bio Helps VCU’s School of Medicine Graduate Students Learn Critical Networking Skills »
The Graduate Student Programming Board on the MCV Campus in conjunction with Career Services at VCU coordinated a Networki...
Thursday, November 19, 2015
New Seed Fund to Speed UVA Innovation and Research to the Market »
Starting in 2016, the University of Virginia will be propelling entrepreneurship into the market like never before. The Un...
Monday, November 2, 2015
Virginia Tech Study of Basic Cell Processes May Inform Health, Synthetic Biology Efforts »
Everyone who has played in a band or orchestra knows that playing in time creates music, while playing out of time creates...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
VCU Receives $5 Million Grant for Brain Study »
The National Institutes of Health awarded a $5 million grant to Virginia Commonwealth University to take part in a landmar...
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
VT Carilion Research Institute Takes First Up-Close Look at Human Breast Cancer Cell Activity »
A photograph may reveal how something looks, but direct observation can divulge how the objects behave. The difference can...
Friday, October 2, 2015
Virginia Tech Researchers Refine Model to Predict Errors in Cell Division »
A team of Virginia Tech researchers has refined a mathematical model that simulates the impact of genetic mutations on cel...
Friday, September 11, 2015
VT Professor Receives Grant for Breast Cancer Study »
A protein’s misstep in the complicated dance of cellular replication can lead to the uncontrollable chaos of cancer. Debor...
Friday, August 21, 2015
Former Virginia Tech President Charles Steger Joins Focused Ultrasound Foundation Council »
Focused Ultrasound Foundation is pleased to welcome Charles Steger, former President of Virginia Tech, as the newest membe...
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Call For Abstracts Due Sept 1 – 2015 Global Reverse Phase Protein Array Workshop »
The 5th annual RPPA Global Workshop will be hosted at George Mason University, Manassas, Virginia on October 12-13, 2015....
Friday, July 24, 2015
Virginia Tech’s Harald Sontheimer to hold I. D. Wilson Chair in the College of Science »
Harald Sontheimer, who joined Virginia Tech earlier this month to direct a university-wide neuroscience initiative, will h...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
U.Va. And Hopkins Collaborate To Use Fus To Deliver Nanoparticles Into The Brain »
Biomedical engineers at the University of Virginia (UVA) and John Hopkins University (JHU) have developed a prolific colla...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
VCU Names Marsha Rappley to Health System CEO Post »
Virginia Commonwealth University has hired Marsha D. Rappley, M.D. as Virginia Commonwealth University vice president for...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Dr. Annie Hunt Burriss Takes Wider Role at George Mason »
Dr. Annie Hunt Burriss accepts her new post as Executive Officer for External Relations in the Office of Advancement and A...

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