- One health research grant CVM-VCOM for the work entitled “Balancing the maternal microbiota-perinatal neuroimmune axis: Implications for neurodevelopmental disorders” to investigate the role of maternal microbiota on microglial and neurobehavioral development. Michelle Theus Co-PI with Terry Hrubec
- Ben Okyere receives Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) F31 Fellowship to study the mechanisms regulation Eph-mediated Restriction of collateral remodeling after ischemic stroke
- Yeonwoo Lebovitz receives the Spring 2017 Graduate Research Development Program (GRDP) award to study Role of maternal gut microbiome in neuroimmune development
- Thomas Brickler successfully defends his PhD dissertation: The Role of Age and Model Severity on Cortical Vascular Response Following Traumatic Brain Injury
- Yeonwoo Lebovitz wins 2016-17 Virginia Tech Center for Autism Research (VTCAR) Student Award
- Kisha Gresham awarded 3-year Diversity Supplement grant to study connexin and Eph receptor signaling in the hippocampal neurogenic niche with relation to cognitive dysfunction following traumatic brain injury
- Dr. Theus receives ICTAS Junior Faculty Award, $60,000 per year for 2 years, effective July 2016
- Ben Okyere wins Best IMSD Graduate Presentation, 2016 Mid-Atlantic PREP/IMSD Research Symposium, Richmond, VA, May 2016
- Dr. Theus' research featured in Virginia Tech News: Virginia Tech team investigates vascular health and traumatic brain injury with $1.7 million grant, March 2016
- Thomas Brickler wins Outstanding PhD student presentation award, VA-MD Vet Med's 27th Annual Research Symposium, March 2016
- Dr. Theus featured on Pulse of the Planet, a radio series providing two-minute sound
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Strokes, Airdate: Feb 11, 2016
Why is it that some patients are able to survive a stroke and others are not?
- Collaterals, Airdate: Feb 12, 2016
After a stroke, a specialized network of blood vessels redirects the flow of blood in the brain.
to Prevent Strokes, Airdate: Feb 15, 2016
Scientists are trying to develop a drug that could help stroke patients maximize whatever bypass arteries they may have.
- Surviving Strokes, Airdate: Feb 11, 2016
- Thomas Brickler wins American Society of Neural Therapy and Repair travel award, May 2015
- Ben Okyere wins Silver Poster Presentation Award, Virginia Tech Research Symposium, April 2015
- Thomas Brickler wins Outstanding PhD student poster award, VA-MD Vet Med's 26th Annual Research Symposium, March 2015
- Thomas Brickler wins Outstanding CVM Doctoral student award, March 2015
- Dr. Theus named Virginia Tech Scholar of the Week, Oct. 2014
- Thomas Brickler is Virginia Tech’s featured graduate student, March 2014
- Dr. Theus' research featured in Virginia Tech News: Neuroscientist investigates how brain repairs itself after a stroke, March 2014
- Thomas Brickler wins competitive travel award to attend Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology’s Neurodevelopmental Workshop in Okinawa, Japan, Sept. 2013