Briefs for Robert Gourdie

  • Robert Gourdie invited to lecture at the 60th anniversary celebration of the Institute of Physiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences

    Robert Gourdie, a professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was invited to speak at the 60th anniversary celebration of the Institute of Physiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences.

  • Robert Gourdie receives Catalyst grant

    The Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute has been named a recipient of a generous grant from the Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation.

  • Robert Gourdie publishes book on wound regeneration and repair

    Robert Gourdie, a professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and director of the Center for Heart and Regenerative Medicine Research, has compiled, edited, and published a book titled, Wound Regeneration and Repair: Methods and Protocols. The book delves into the molecular underpinnings of the healing of tissues and organs, including the eyes, skin, neural system, and heart. It is a mix of review articles and cookbook-style “how-to” pieces that provide insight into the methodology of carrying out experiments in the field. It also details necessary equipment and tips and tricks not normally included in scientific papers.

  • Gourdie speaks to Carilion audience on translational research

    Robert Gourdie, a professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, delivered a lecture at the sixth annual Carilion Clinic Research Day on April 25. The conference was intended to highlight translational research, one of Carilion Clinic’s continuing focal points. Gourdie was a logical choice to speak at the event, as his research into novel wound healing drugs was spun off into a startup company, FirstString Research Inc.