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- Sep 24 VTCRI research team identifies a potential strategy in fight against brain cancer Scientists with the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute say a gene involved in the body’s sleep cycle is a potential target for therapies to help patients with a deadly form of brain cancer known as glioblastoma.
- Sep 24 Sea urchins may be key to developing lightweight engineered cellular materials Studying the sea urchin is part of a $540,000 National Science Foundation grant being investigated by Ling Li.
- Sep 20 New Virginia Tech biomedical engineering degree to focus on technology transfer, health care The new degree program will emphasize engineering fundamentals, translational technology, and hands-on learning opportunities with a goal of meeting the nation's projected demand for engineers who can be integrated into comprehensive health care teams.