Proposed VT / VTC School of Neuroscience Will Have Big Impact In Roanoke

Harald Sontheimer will serve as director of the proposed Virginia Tech School of Neuroscience, part of the Virginia Tech College of Science and the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute. Virginia Tech’s proposed School of Neuroscience (http://www.science.vt.edu/ais/neuro/) promises to be a unique program in the nation, one that will study not only disorders of the brain, such as Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury, but also the mind itself, including decision-making, behavior, and creativity. The proposed school, to be housed in the College of Science (http://www.science.vt.edu/) and headed by neuroscientist Harald Sontheimer, (http://research.vtc.vt.edu/people/harald-sontheimer) was approved Monday by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors. It will now go to the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia, which is expected to consider the school’s approval during the first quarter of 2016. The…


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