Deb Kelly, who is also an associate professor of biological sciences in the College of Science at Virginia Tech, is working to better detect, prevent, and repair the mutations found in cancers related to the breast cancer susceptibility protein, BRCA1.
Virginia Tech officially gained a new college Sunday and expanded its expertise in the health sciences with the integration of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. The university now offers an M.D. degree for the first time.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded a new five-year grant to Ken Oestreich, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, to study immunological memory.
The research team was led by Steven Poelzing, an associate professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, and Soufian AlMahameed, who was a clinician associate professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and the director of Carilion Clinic’s Center for Atrial Fibrillation at the time of data collection.
Serving as the university’s 15th president from 2000 to 2014, Steger was entirely committed to the institution where he received three degrees and spent nearly all of his more than 40-year professional career.
A memorial service is planned for Monday, May 14, at 1:30 p.m. in the Moss Arts Center's Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre, located within the Street and Davis Performance Hall.
Students and alumni nominated individuals who provided clear expectations and high standards for students to conduct original hypothesis-driven research effectively and provide opportunities for professional growth.
Fourth-year Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine student Vu Phan will be one of eight students from the class of 2018 giving oral presentations as part of the VTCSOM Medical Student Research Symposium.
Jay Patel is one of two students this year to receive the VTC School of Medicine Charter Class Scholarship, a fund started by the school’s first class that graduated in 2014. These are the first scholarships to be awarded from the fund.
As a medical student at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Omar Salman had learned a lot about cancer: from what goes wrong at the cellular level to cause it as well as patient risk factors and treatment options. But cancer became something new when Salman got his own diagnosis of bone marrow cancer.