Jennifer Munson and Evangelia Bellas (IMAGE) Virginia Tech Caption Jennifer Munson (left), associate professor at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, and Evangelia Bellas, assistant professor in the Department of Bioengineering at Temple University are co-principal investigators on a new Lipedema Foundation grant to study lipedema – an often painful, but poorly understood fat tissue disease. Credit Matt Chittum for Virginia Tech Usage Restrictions No restrictions. License Public Domain Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.