Precision Neuroscience Conference
May 20 – 22, 2020
Hosted every two years, the Precision Neuroscience Conference fosters advancement in neuroscience-based precision medicine, including diagnosis and treatment.
Who should attend?
Master’s and Ph.D. Students and Trainees
Physicians specializing in brain disorders
Here is a list of proposed speakers that the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC will invite to participate in the 2020 Precision Neuroscience Conference.
Conference & Accomodations
Hosted by the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, the 2020 Precision Neuroscience Conference will be held at the Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center in downtown Roanoke, Virginia.
The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center is a Tudor-style hotel that offers world-class lodging, a spa, and the region’s only AAA Four Diamond restaurant, The Regency Room. Built in downtown Roanoke in 1882, the hotel is steps away from the museums, public art, craft breweries, shops, and restaurants that make downtown Roanoke such a popular destination.
Free shuttle service to and from the airport
Spa, pool, and fitness rooms
Traveling to Roanoke
Air service is provided to the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA) through a variety of international carriers, including Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta, United Airlines, and U.S. Airways. Direct flights are offered from Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, NYC, Philadelphia, St. Petersburg, Washington, and Orlando.
Daily service provided to and from D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC, and Boston via Amtrak
Take the Blue Ridge Parkway for a scenic drive to Roanoke through the famous Blue Ridge Mountains (Pictured Right)
Interstate 81 connects Roanoke to the northeast corridor. U.S. 220 is a main route coming from North Carolina.
Roanoke is a vibrant mountain city with 100,000 residents located in Southwest Virginia. Recently ranked one of the top mountain bike destinations in the world, Roanoke is an outdoor-lovers paradise offering hundreds of miles of hiking and cycling trails.
Learn more about Virginia’s Blue Ridge
Download a Visitor’s Guide
Learn about the Roanoke Innovation Corridor
Organizing Committee Members
Michael J. Friedlander, Ph.D. Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC
Stephanie DeLuca, Ph.D. Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC
Tor Haugstad, M.D., Ph.D. Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital
Clive Bramham, Ph.D. University of Bergen
Jon Storm-Mathisen, M.D., Ph.D. University of Oslo
Hal Irvin, Ph.D. Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC
Pearl Chiu, Ph.D. Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC
Linda Hildegard Bergersen, Ph.D. University of Oslo, University of Copenhagen
Michael Fox, Ph.D. Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC