Virginia Tech’s neuroscience school aims to connect students, researchers across disciplines

Scientists usually shun absolutes. For instance, a hard-and-fast rule stating that no green swans exist in the world someday might be disproved with a freakish hatchling. “But as far as we know — and we are pretty well connected in the world of neuroscience, so we’d probably know — we are the first university to have a whole school of neuroscience,” said Mike Friedlander, founding director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, and now also Tech’s vice president for health sciences and technology. Subscription Required An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety. Login Choose an online service. 1 *Best Deal* 7-Day Home Delivery Plus Digital Acces $15.47 for 30 days NEW SUBSCRIBERS:…


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