Archived Event: Hokies for Good: Conquering Cancer through Research Collaboration
A panel discussion to explore the groundbreaking partnership between Virginia Tech's Fralin Biomedical Research Institute and Children's National Hospital in Washington, D.C.
About This Event
Deemed a one-of-a-kind endeavor to transform pediatric research and health care, the Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus in Washington, D.C., has been years in the making and Virginia Tech's unprecedented partnership has been key to bringing this unified vision to reality.
Our panel discussion with university and hospital leaders and researchers will highlight the innovative ecosystem where best-in-class research partners are advancing, discovering, and developing breakthroughs into new treatments and technologies to benefit children everywhere.
- Michael Friedlander, Ph.D., Vice president for health sciences and technology and executive director of the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC.
- Catherine Bollard, M.D., M.B.Ch.B., Director, Center for Cancer & Immunology Research
Bosworth Chair for Cancer Biology, The Children's National Research Institute
Director, Program for Cell Enhancement and Technologies for Immunotherapy (CETI)
- Zhi Sheng, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC and Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
- John H. Rossmeisl, Jr., D.V.M., M.S., the Dr. and Mrs. Dorsey Taylor Mahin Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery and associate head, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
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