Upcoming events at Virginia Tech Carilion

  • Modulation of Human Cognition

    Speaker: Mark Witcher, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Surgery (Neurosurgery) Director of Neurosurgery Research Carilion Clinic and Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

  • Business Intelligence & Healthcare Analytics Symposium

    Carilion Clinic and the Virginia Tech Center for Business Intelligence & Analytics in the Pamplin College of Business invite you to join healthcare thought leaders, practitioners, and researchers to discuss ...

  • Bringing Global Health Home

    Travel around the world in two evenings during the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine’s spring Mini Medical School, which will explore issues relating to global health and international medicine. ...

  • Communicating Respectfully in a Diverse World

    Speaker: Alicia Cohen, Associate Director of Diversity Education and Training Organizational Development Virginia Tech

    This course will explore communication skills for promoting inclusion and respect in the workplace, as well as ways to use your voice to effectively address issues of disrespect. Lunch will ...

  • A Neural Circuitry Basis for the Core Clinical Features of Schizophrenia

    Speaker: David A. Lewis, MD, Thomas Detre Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry Medical Director and Director of Research Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic Director, Translational Neuroscience Program Director, NIMH Conte Center for Translational Mental Health Research University of Pittsburgh

  • Bringing Global Health Home Part 2

    The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine's Mini Medical School, Bringing Global Health Home, continues with a presentation by Cynda Johnson, dean of the school, and Dave Trinkle, associate dean ...

  • Frontostriatal Interactions in Learning and Decision Making

    Speaker: Michael J. Frank, PhD, Professor, Department of Cognitive, Linguistic & Psychological Sciences Director, Initiative for Computation in Brain and Mind; Brown Institute for Brain Sciences Brown University

    The basal ganglia are a brain network classically studied for their role in motor control, but are now well known to also be involved in motivation, learning and decision making. ...

  • Genetic Approaches to Tackle Neurodegenerative Disorders

    Speaker: Huda Zoghbi, MD, Professor, Molecular and Human Genetics; Professor, Pediatrics – Neurology and Developmental Neuroscience; Professor, Neuroscience; Professor, Integrative Molecular and Biomedical Sciences; Professor, Developmental Biology; Professor, Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine Baylor College of Medicine HHMI Investigator; Director, Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute Texas Children's Hospital

  • Research in the Abstract: Visual Art Inspired by Scientific Research

    Research in the Abstract is strategically designed to bring together creative thinkers from the fields of science and art to produce artistic works that will introduce viewers to the innovative ...

  • Mechanisms of Genetic and Epigenetic Regulation of Cancer Causing Genes for Early Detection and Treatment of Human Cancers (Tentative title)

    Speaker: Narendra Wajapeyee, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology Yale School of Medicine

  • What It's Like to Be a Dog: Using MRI to See How Dogs Think

    Speaker: Gregory S. Berns, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Neuroeconomics & Director of the Center for Neuropolicy Professor of Psychology Director, MRI Center, Facility for Education & Research in Neuroscience Emory University

    The use of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has been a foundational tool of human cognitive neuroscience for decades, but its application to animals, has, until recently, required anesthesia and ...

  • Diversity and Inclusion Awareness to Action Retreat

    Speaker: Jamie Washington, M.Div., Ph.D., President and Founder, Washington Consulting Group

    Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Office of Inclusion and Diversity is pleased to present its first-ever diversity retreat. This is a required workshop for the Virginia Tech Diversity Ally ...

  • Speaker: David J. Skorton, MD, Secretary, Smithsonian Institution

  • Cytokines and Human Immunodeficiency: From Genes to New Therapeutics

    Speaker: Warren J. Leonard, MD, Distinguished Investigator, Laboratory of Molecular Immunology, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health

  • A Neural Circuit Approach to Psychiatric Illness

    Speaker: Joshua Gordon, M.D., Ph.D., Director National Institutes of Mental Health National Institutes of Health

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