Michael Friedlander
Michael J. Friedlander
Founding Executive Director

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The Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) conducts interdisciplinary and translational research within the medical sciences to facilitate discovery-based medical education and to continually improve patient care through discovery and research.

VTCRI creates a bridge between basic science research at Virginia Tech and clinical expertise at Carilion Clinic and increases translational research opportunities for both partners.

Focus Areas

  • Cancer biology
  • Cardiovascular science
  • Infectious diseases/immunology
  • Neuroscience, including addiction, computational psychiatry, neurobiology, cognitive neuroscience, and decision-making science
  • Regenerative medicine research