Stories for Audra Van Wart

  • Virginia Tech’s Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health program featured in national innovation award webinar

    Earlier this year, Virginia Tech’s new PhD program in Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health was one of four projects chosen to receive the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Award for Innovative Institutional Partnerships in Research and Research-focused Training. On Tuesday, December 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., the program’s co-directors, Dr. Michael Friedlander and Dr. Audra Van Wart, will join representatives from the other award-winning projects in offering a special AAMC webinar. The free webinar, “Innovative Institutional Partnerships in Research and Research-focused Training: Peer Learning Opportunities,” will be targeted to medical school leaders in research and research training, including leaders of graduate, postdoctoral, and physician-scientist research training and of basic and clinical research.
  • Virginia Tech selected for new National Institutes of Health award in biomedical research workforce innovation

    Virginia Tech has been named one of ten academic institutions to receive a first-of-its-kind grant from the National Institutes of Health to help prepare graduate students and postdoctoral scholars for biomedical research careers that could take them beyond conventional academic research.
  • New doctoral program lauded by leading association of medical colleges for research-focused training

    The Association of American Medical Colleges has named Virginia Tech's new doctor of philosophy degree program in Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health a semi-finalist in the second annual Award for Innovative Institutional Partnerships in Research and Research-focused Training, reaching the top four of an elite, competitive field.
  • Board of Visitors approves graduate program in Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health

    At its quarterly meeting on June 3, the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors approved a resolution to create a new doctor of philosophy degree in Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health. This is the first major life science program emanating from the university’s most recent strategic plan, A Plan for a New Horizon.
  • Brain Awareness Week will highlight the wonders of nature’s most remarkable machine

    Brain Awareness Week is designed to share the wonders of the brain, how it works, and what happens when it goes awry. A series of public events will also highlight advances in brain research.
  • Audra Van Wart named director of education and training

    Audra Van Wart has been named director of education and training at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, where she will also serve as an administrative assistant professor.

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