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Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience, Mental Health Research
Michael J. Friedlander, PhD, is the Founding Executive Director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) in Roanoke, VA, the Senior Dean for Research at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSoM), Professor of Biological Sciences and of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences at Virginia Tech (VT). His research programs on how the brain develops and responds to experience has been continuously supported by NIH for 30 years. Dr. Friedlander joined the VTCRI in June, 2010 following 5 years as the Robertson Professor of Neuroscience, Chairman of the Department of Neuroscience and Director of Neuroscience Initiatives at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston, Texas. Prior to that, he served for 25 years at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine where he was Professor and Founding Chair of the Department of Neurobiology, Founding Director of the Neurobiology Research Center, Director of the Mental Retardation Research Center, Director of the Civitan International Research Center for Intellectual Disabilities and the first Evelyn McKnight Professor of Learning and Memory in Aging.
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