Jonathan Boreyko (left) and Brook Kennedy are key players in the creation of the fog harp, a device that can increase the efficiency of water collection in arid regions. Licensing this device reflects the role that the Link, License, Launch team can play in ensuring technologies with the potential for global impact can make it to market.
Children’s National Hospital and Virginia Tech announce a formal partnership that will include the construction of a 12,000-square foot Virginia Tech biomedical research facility within the new Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus.
The Macromolecules Innovation Institute (MII) has named Camden A. Chatham, a fifth-year Ph.D. student in macromolecular science and engineering (MACR), and David A. Dillard, the Adhesive and Sealant Science Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, as this year’s recipients of the Garth L. Wilkes Interdisciplinary Scholar Awards.
John Rossmeisl, the Dr. and Mrs. Dorsey Taylor Mahin Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, describes significant progress in wide-ranging efforts to combat glioblastoma, the most common malignant brain tumor, determinedly resistant to even the most aggressive treatments.
Hehuang “David” Xie, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, and his collaborators just published a new study in the journal Nature Communications.
The three-year American Heart Association Transformational Project Award will help John Chappell, an assistant professor in the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC’s Center for Heart and Reparative Medicine Research, unpack the complex effects of ischemic brain injuries on blood vessels.