School of Neuroscience

Mike Bowers seeks cause, cure for stuttering with help from Virginia Tech alumnus

“We are looking for the gene mechanisms behind stuttering. We hope this research will lead to future treatments, maybe via gene therapy, to correct the problem before it ever begins.” -Dr. Bowers

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First annual Advancing Neuroscience Research at VT Summer Symposium, hosted by School of Neuroscience and Fralin Biomedical Research Institute.

The School of Neuroscience Teaching Lab was featured throughout Lumencor's recent media campaign. Lumencor is a leading manufacturer of optical excitation subsystems designed for an array of bioanalytical instruments including fluorescence microscopes. 

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Students get to experience a brain computer interface by playing Pong.

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Meet Saket Bikmal, freshman student in Computational and Systems Neuroscience.

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Compilation of student submitted fluorescent micrographs,  acquired during the Fall 2018 NEUR:2035 Neuroscience Laboratory course.  

School of Neuroscience is leading a three-year, $2.6 million study looking at the connection between traumatic head injuries and epilepsy.

Alternative treatments for depression and anxiety. Georgia Hodes talks with Les Sinclair about alternative treatments for depression and anxiety. HEAR INTERVIEW!

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Targeting the Body to treat the Brain. Georgia Hodes, Assistant Professor.