VBHRC in the News

VBHRC IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR GRANT FUNDING FOR NEUROSCIENCE INITIATIVESApril 6, 2017

RICHMOND, VA – April 6, 2017 – Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation (VBHRC/“the catalyst”) today announced that it is accepting applications/letters of intent (LOIs) for Round 7 of grants to fund the development, validation and application of new approaches to diagnosing, preventing and treating neurological conditions, including brain injuries, brain developmental disorders, neurodegenerative disorders, neuropsychiatric and behavioral disorders, as well as addiction and substance abuse. The awards, which range from $200,000 to $800,000, will accelerate translational research in the Commonwealth of Virginia through collaborations between industry and Virginia research universities. The deadline for consideration is June 8, 2017. Click here to view the entire press release.

VBHRC IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR GRANT FUNDING IN THE LIFE SCIENCES June 30, 2016

RICHMOND, VA – June 30, 2016 – The Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation (VBHRC/“the catalyst”) today announced that it is accepting applications/letters of interests (LOIs) for the sixth round of grants. VBHRC/”the catalyst” awards grants that fund the development, validation and application of new approaches to accelerate translational research of breakthrough technologies in the life sciences. The awards, which range from $200,000 to $800,000, will be used to accelerate translational research in the Commonwealth of Virginia through collaborations between industry and Virginia research universities. The deadline for consideration is September 8, 2016. Click here to view the entire press release.

VBHRC featured in the Daily Press NOVEMBER 11, 2015

RICHMOND, VA November 11, 2015 -- The "Catalyst", VBHRC is featured in the Daily Press article promoting the kickstart program for medical research. Click here to view the entire press release.

VBHRC IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR GRANT FUNDING IN BRAIN RESEARCH SEPTEMBER 23, 2015

RICHMOND, VA September 23, 2015 -- The Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation (VBHRC/“the catalyst”) today announced that it is accepting applications/letters of interests (LOIs) for round five of grants to fund the development, validation and application of new approaches to diagnosing, preventing and treating brain injuries, brain developmental disorders, neurodegenerative disorders, neuropsychiatric and behavioral disorders and addiction and substance abuse. The awards, which range from $200,000 to $800,000, will accelerate translational research in the Commonwealth of Virginia through collaborations between industry and Virginia research universities. The deadline for consideration is October 21, 2015. Click here to view the entire press release.

VBHRC featured in Richmond Times-Dispatch SEPTEMBER 10, 2015

RICHMOND, VA September 10, 2015 -- The "Catalyst", VBHRC is featured in Richmond Times-Dispatch for helping to bring together neuroscientists from major Virginia Universities and a London based pharmaceutical company for treatment of ALS. Click here to read the entire article.

VBHRC featured in Virginia Business AUGUST 28, 2015

RICHMOND, VA August 28, 2015 -- The "Catalyst", VBHRC is featured in Virginia Business for its work in helping Virginia's bioscience industry to collaborate with industry partners. Click here to read the entire article.

VBHRC IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR GRANT AWARDS IN LIFE SCIENCES APRIL 14, 2015

RICHMOND, VA April 14, 2015 -- The "Catalyst", VBHRC announced today that it is accepting applications/letters of interest (LOI) for round four of grants to fund...life science projects...with awards which range from $200,000 to $800,000. Click here to view the entire press release.

VBHRC AWARDS INAUGURAL GRANTS TO FUND FOUR PRIVATE-PUBLIC RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS APRIL 29, 2014

RICHMOND, VA April 29, 2014 -- The Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation (VBHRC / the Catalyst) today announced that $1.25 million in grants have been awarded to four collaborative bioscience commercialization projects between Virginia’s research universities and private companies. These awards are being matched dollar for dollar by federal grants and/or direct industry contribution, creating a cumulative $2.5 million investment. Click here to view the entire press release.

VIRGINIA BIOSCIENCES HEALTH RESEARCH CORPORATION PRESIDENT/CEO SELECTED MAY 15, 2013

RICHMOND – The Board of Directors of the Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation (VBHRC) today announced that it has selected Michael Grisham as VBHRC President and CEO…