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Article ItemLandmark $50 million gift to dramatically expand health sciences research at Virginia Tech , article
The Richmond-based Red Gates Foundation committed $50 million to the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC to accelerate health sciences research at Virginia Tech. The gift is among the largest ever made to the university.Date: Sep 12, 2023
Article ItemMill Mountain Garden Club explores Health Sciences and Technology campus green roof, other conservation measures , article
The club is keenly interested in environmental conservation, and members wanted to see how the newest building on Virginia Tech’s Health Sciences and Technology campus in Roanoke earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.Date: Sep 06, 2023
Article ItemVirginia Tech benefactor, fitness enthusiast creates health science fellowship at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute , article
Ray Gaskins ’64, an accomplished marathon runner, is 81 and still hits the gym three to four hours a day, seven days a week and is deeply interested in the connection between exercise and human health.Date: Jun 27, 2023
Article ItemCancer researchers team up against deadliest brain tumors in children , article
Virginia Tech Cancer Research Alliance innovators with the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute and the College of Engineering have joined a Children’s National Hospital-led effort to treat deadly brain tumors with ultrahigh frequency sound waves.Date: May 19, 2023
Article ItemPhilanthropy supports pilot projects to take on health challenges such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, stress, and chronic pain , article
Giving Day contributions to the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC have double the impact, unlocking $20,000 to the Seale Innovation Fund to accelerate innovationDate: Feb 15, 2023
Article ItemZoom get-togethers inspired ‘brothers for life’ to create gift-giving legacy , article
What started as a way for fraternity members from the 1970s to stay connected inspired a platform for giving.Date: Nov 11, 2022
Article ItemTBMH graduate student awarded two grants to advance brain cancer research , article
Joelle Martin, who will defend her doctoral dissertation this month, received the Zeta Beta Tau Cancer Research Award and a graduate fellowship provided by philanthropist, alumnus, and longtime Virginia Tech benefactor Ray Gaskins ‘64.Date: May 05, 2021
Article ItemFamily of Roanoke lawyer, philanthropist William Lemon contributes $1 million to support Fralin Biomedical Research Institute , article
The gift will help the rapidly expanding research institute continue to recruit and retain world-class researchers.Date: Sep 12, 2019
Article ItemStepping forward to serve: Record gift to Virginia Tech is in keeping with Heywood Fralin’s family legacy , article
Through his service and leadership, Fralin has become a central figure in the Roanoke Valley and one of its most outspoken advocates.Date: Dec 06, 2018
Article ItemRecord $50 million gift to Virginia Tech results in naming of the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute in Roanoke , article
Historic donation will help recruit and retain world-leading researchers, further bolstering Virginia’s economy.Date: Dec 06, 2018
Article ItemArea businessman, benefactor Maury Strauss gives $1 million to VTCRI lecture series , article
Renamed the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture Series, the new season begins Oct. 4.Date: Oct 01, 2018
Article ItemCartledge Charitable Foundation fights breast cancer with gift to Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute , article
The foundation made the $100,000 gift to support promising research taking place in Roanoke, Virginia, to prevent and treat breast cancer.Date: May 07, 2018