Meyha Swaroop’s research focuses on a procedure known as transcatheter aortic valve implantation, or TAVI, which is a minimally invasive technique that utilizes catheters threaded through major arteries rather than open heart surgery.
The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) portal is a new tool available to researchers and students at Virginia Tech who are interested in conducting research that will improve health outcomes across the commonwealth.
Jia, an assistant professor in the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been awarded the National Science Foundation award to develop a multifunctional neural interface device that is highly flexible, scalable, clinically translatable, and bio-friendly.
Mutcheson joined the medical school in 2016 as director of assessment and program evaluation after earning his Ph.D. in educational research and evaluation with a dual focus on applied statistics and measurement from Virginia Tech.
BRAINBox Solutions, a molecular diagnostics innovator that works extensively with the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, announced it has been granted U.S. Food and Drug Administration Breakthrough Device Designation to speed development of a product that includes a blood-based test to aid in prognosis and diagnosis of mild traumatic brain injury.
IAMSE is a nonprofit professional development society for health professions education. The organization seeks to promote “excellence and innovation in teaching, student assessment, program evaluation, instructional technology, human simulation, and learner-centered education.”
Steven Hyman, Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology and director of the Stanley Center for Psychiatry Research at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, will contemplate the benefits and potential risks of combining genetics and neuroscience at a free public lecture May 23 at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC starting at 5:30 p.m.
The vision fund will provide much needed resources to continue evolving the innovative curriculum, student support, ongoing faculty development, and entrepreneurial programming that Cynda Johnson helped pioneer for the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.
Virginia Tech commencement ceremonies began May 11 with the VTC School of Medicine graduation. Ceremonies will continue Thursday in Blacksburg and throughout the weekend, concluding on Sunday in Northern Virginia.
The upcoming art show at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine will pay tribute to Virginia’s Blue Ridge region, encompassing the cities of Roanoke and Salem and counties of Botetourt, Roanoke, and Franklin.
Upon arriving at the medical school in the summer of 2015, Le quickly established herself as an academically gifted student with considerable leadership potential. She excelled in the school’s problem-based, patient-centered curriculum and earned 11 Letters of Distinction.
There was one more thing Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine student Ray Chang wanted to do before he graduated in May — take an international medical rotation in Taiwan, the country where his family is from originally.