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Standing Tall: UVA Darden First Year Launches Mission-Driven Sock Business

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Dan and Mike Friedman launched their business, Tall Order, which offers fashionable socks for plus-sized feet. The other, more somber impetus behind the launch is the desire to commemorate the legacy of their father, Andrew, who was working at the World Trade Center and killed in the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001.

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Scientists Restore Tumor-Fighting Structure to Mutated Breast Cancer Proteins

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Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have successfully determined the full architecture of the breast cancer susceptibility protein (BRCA1) for the first time. This three-dimensional information provides a potential pathway to restore the BRCA1 protein's cancer-fighting abilities, even after it suffers damage.

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Landmark Study Suggests Risks Vary Widely in Drone-Human Impacts

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Virginia Tech’s world-renowned injury biomechanics group and its FAA-approved UAS test site in Blacksburg, Virginia, have just released the first peer-reviewed academic study to offer quantitative data on injury risk associated with potential drone-human collisions.

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A Look Back at the 2017 i.Lab Incubator

The i.Lab Incubator, housed at the W.L. Lyons Brown III i.Lab and operated by the University of Virginia Darden School of Business‘ Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, recently wrapped up its intensive, 10-week 2017 program. More than 20 ventures, founded by students from schools across UVA as well as members of the local community, completed the program.

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Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women: A Public-Private Partnership

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Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women is one of five finalists for the P3 Award, which recognizes leading public-private partnerships that improve communities around the world. This award will be presented at the Concordia Annual Summit by the Darden School of Business’ Institute for Business in Society, Concordia and the U.S. Department of State Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships.

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National Institutes of Health (NIH) Working Group Concludes There Is Significant Evidence to Implicate the Role of Microbiota in Blood Pressure Regulation

A recent report from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Working Group on the role of microbiota in blood pressure regulation underscored “there is a critical need to discover novel and innovative ways to address the blood pressure control issue.”

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Understanding Disaster Relief and Tapping Your 401(k)

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ASTRO Awards Early-Career Research Grants to Physician-Scientists

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The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is awarding $275,000 in research awards to four early-career scientists as part of the Society’s efforts to retain and foster the intellectual research talent currently entering the field of radiation oncology.







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