Those two words say everything these day. There's no greater "business" during a global pandemic than to get to the business of defeating that viral enemy.
Of course Virginia Tech Carilion's Fralin Biomedical Research Institute is involved in all anatomical systems. But as Dr. Michael Friedlander points out, the best research is always integrative.
We need answers and solutions. We need them quick. Precise. Effective. That's most likely going to come from sharp minds in well-equipped laboratories with intelligent and dedicated resources. Mission-minded individuals and institutions.
This is why medical research is important. To our economy. Health. Well-being.