Good things come in small packages. Launched by Fralin Biomedical Research Institute’s Robert Gourdie, The Tiny Cargo Co. will package vital heart medicine in nano-containers extracted from cow’s milk.
To explore potential sources of cellular electrical communication, the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC is hosting the world’s first Ephaptic Coupling Conference in Roanoke, Virginia, from May 5 to 7.
Veeraragahavan studies the structural mechanisms underlying cardiac conduction in health and disease at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute’s Center for Heart and Regenerative Medicine in the laboratory of center director, Rob Gourdie.
Steven Poelzing, an associate professor at the institute, will lead a research team to investigate how the microscopic spaces surrounding heart cells affect connections called gap junctions, which allow electrical impulses and small molecules to pass between cells.