Virginia Tech's Scott Verbridge and Rafael Davalos Describe Novel Tumor Treatment in Scientific Reports
In the first published results from a $386,000 National Cancer Institute grant awarded earlier this year, a paper by Scott Verbridge and Rafael Davalos in Scientific Reports has been published.
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Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have uncovered a mechanism in the brain that could account for some of the neural degeneration and memory loss in people with Alzheimer’s disease.
The researchers, together with scientists...
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The readings were collected during brain surgery as the conscious patients played an investment game, demonstrating rapid dopamine release encodes crucial information. The findings have implications for Parkinson’s disease and disorders such as...
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Robert Gourdie and his research team developed a peptide called aCT1 (pronounced act one) to inhibit connexin 43-caused overactivity. The result was damaged tissue healed more quickly, with lower amounts of inflammation and scarring.
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Study Incorporates Ecological Processes Into Earth System Models to Improve Climate Change Predictions
Quinn Thomas is leading the $2.6 million, five-year project funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Research partners include geophysical and biological scientists from multiple institutions.
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Virginia Tech Researcher Wins $7.2 Million Award to Promote Healthy Relationships, Economic Stability Among Low-Income Couples
Mariana Falconier, associate professor and clinical director of Virginia Tech’s Center for Family Services at the Northern Virginia Center in Falls Church, has won a grant totaling $7.2 million for a five-year project to promote healthy...
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Warren Bickel, a professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, recently received a $2.4 million grant to investigate and improve maladaptive decision-making that may contribute to Type 2 diabetes.
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The study has implications for cancer research, as scientists try to understand how cells avoid errors that promote cancer development. It could also be useful in synthetic biology, where scientists work to make robust mechanisms for synthetic life.
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Alireza Haghighat, a professor with the Nuclear Engineering Program at Virginia Tech, discussed research related to the 2011 accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex with scientists in Japan.
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Virginia Tech Hosts Booth 422 at 2014 AUVSI Unmanned Systems Conference: Full Scale Robotic Systems Featured
Virginia Tech Unmanned Aircraft System researchers will be available for interviews May 12 through May 15 at the 2014 Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International conference in Orlando.
6-May-2014 1:00 PM EDT
One of the founders of the landmark early childhood intervention known as Carolina Abecedarian Project lauds the new insights that the project continues to produce.
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