Our Regenerative Medicine Retreat was mentioned in Vet Med’s June Vital Signs Newsletter!

The Interdisciplinary Graduate Education Program (IGEP) in Regenerative Medicine held its first Research Retreat on May 19 at Mountain Lake Lodge in nearby Giles County. Nearly 40 IGEP students from the Colleges of Engineering, Business, and Veterinary Medicine attended, including representatives from the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg. The aim of the retreat was to foster expanded […]

The Influence of VEGF-A Signaling on Beta-Cell Regeneration, by Tracee Popielarczyk

“Our journal club discussions have revolved around the current management, treatment, and cures for diabetes and potential regenerative medicine strategies; however, much is still unknown about the underlying processes and signaling mechanisms involved in pancreatic development and its role in this disease. It is known that β-cells exhibit a low regenerative capacity, making the molecular […]

Congratulations to Shelley Cooke and Andre Stevenson for their recent awards and inductions!

Please join us in congratulating Shelley and Andre for their recent awards and inductions! Shelley Cooke, MSE PhD candidate and RM IGEP fellow, has been accepted as a Full Member into Iota Delta Rho, the Interdisciplinary Research Honor Society. Iota Delta Rho is the Nation’s first interdisciplinary honor society and was founded at Virginia Tech […]

Congratulations to Anne Nichols and Kaavya Giridha who won, “Outstanding PhD Poster”!

Congratulations to Anne Nichols and Kaavya Giridha who both won “Outstanding PhD Poster,” at last weeks Twenty-Fifth Annual VMRCVM Research Symposium! Thomas Brickler, Kaylyn Williams, Maria Christina Villafranca Locher, Kristobal Gudenschwager and Tracee Popielarczyk presented their posters too. Good work everyone!