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Protein ID’d as possible universal therapeutic target for multiple infections, including Ebola

A protein called GRP78 could be a universal therapeutic target for treating human diseases like brain cancer, Ebola, Influenza, Hepatitis and superbug bacteria such as MRSE and MRSA, according to a Virginia Commonwealth University-led pre-clinical study published this month in the Journal of Cellular Physiology.


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World Health Organization taps VCU tobacco product research center as a collaborator

The Center for the Study of Tobacco Products at Virginia Commonwealth University has been named a World Health Organization collaborating center that will assist the global health organization with questions related to tobacco product testing and research.


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VCU to study patient, public, institutional collaboration in research

Researchers at VCU have been approved for a three-year, $749,000 funding award to demonstrate a new method for engaging stakeholders, especially patients, in framing research.


V Foundation, Virginia Wine Partnership to fund cancer research

Virginia will partner with The V Foundation for Cancer Research to host “Virginia Vine: The Commonwealth Crushes Cancer,” a weekend event to be held in April 2015 at Trump Winery and other locations in Charlottesville.


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VCU physicist, collaborator receive $2M grant to improve melanoma treatment

Jason Reed, Ph.D., an assistant professor at VCU, has been awarded a roughly $2 million grant with a collaborator at UCLA to develop a new method to rapidly determine how a cancerous tumor responds to a battery of candidate therapies.