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VCU researchers receive $2.1 million grant to investigate genetic markers for schizophrenia

The National Institute of Mental Health has awarded a $2.1 million grant to the VCU Center for Biomarker Research and Precision Medicine.


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VCU Health nationally recognized for exemplary graduate medical education program

The VCU Medical Center has won the second annual DeWitt C. Baldwin Jr. Award.


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VCU School of Education conference to explore fight for equity, justice

A conference hosted by VCU will focus on the role of teaching and leadership in the struggles for equity, justice and liberation.


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VCU Health offers new, FDA-approved leadless pacemaker

At one point, Don Bayford was taking heart medication that made him so tired he struggled to stay awake when doing everyday tasks.


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VCU study: Divorce increases risk for developing alcohol use disorders

Divorce is causally related to a significant increase in risk for development of alcohol use disorders, according to a new VCU study.


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VCU poll: Majority say Virginia higher education institutions prepare students well for workforce

Virginians think our colleges are doing a good job providing students with skills to succeed in the workplace, according to a new VCU poll.


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VCU poll: Majority of Virginians support restructuring high school to focus on workforce skills

A VCU poll shows Virginians from all geographic regions overwhelmingly support the redesign of Virginia’s high schools.


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VCU poll finds support for providing treatment over criminalization of opioid abuse

A VCU poll has found strong support for providing treatment to opioid users.


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VCU poll finds support for higher taxes to fund workforce training, development

The 2017 Public Policy Poll: Economic Development and Workforce Training from VCU found strong support for workforce training in Virginia.


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New report details VCU economic and cultural impact on the city, region and state

Virginia Commonwealth University generates nearly $6 billion in economic activity and supports 63,000 jobs in Virginia.


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VCU Dogs on Call program featured in new Animal Planet documentary series

Local tails will wag on Jan. 1 when Animal Planet features the VCU Dogs on Call program as part of its new series, “Dogs: The Untold Story.”


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VCU study investigates genetic, environmental factors in alcohol use disorder, divorce

Alcohol use disorder and divorce are strongly correlated, meaning that experiencing one makes it more likely to experience the other in one’s lifetime.


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VCU School of Medicine selected to participate in Health Equity Systems Cohort

The Association of American Medical Colleges selected the VCU School of Medicine to participate in the newly established Health Equity Systems Cohort.


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VCU, Swedish study finds resilience protects against risk for developing alcohol use disorders

Resilience considerably reduces risk for developing alcohol use disorders, according to a new study conducted by researchers at VCU.


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Commerce Secretary Todd P. Haymore to speak at VCU commencement

Todd P. Haymore, Virginia secretary of commerce and trade, will be the featured speaker at the VCU fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 10.


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Peter Buckley named dean of VCU School of Medicine

Peter F. Buckley, M.D., has been appointed dean of the VCU School of Medicine, effective Jan. 17.


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VCU School of Medicine physician edits Brain Injury journal on concussion research

A special edition of the journal Brain Injury that publishes Nov. 11 summarizes the latest research on combat-related concussions and their outcomes.


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Children’s Urology of Virginia joins Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU

Children’s Urology of Virginia has joined Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University.


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Weil Institute of Emergency and Critical Care Research celebrates grand opening at VCU

Virginia Commonwealth University will celebrate the grand opening of the Weil Institute of Emergency and Critical Care Research at VCU.


VCU, Sheltering Arms announce plans for hospital

Sheltering Arms Hospital and VCU Health System have announced plans for a new regional rehabilitation hospital in Goochland County.


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VCU receives nearly $6 million grant to advance youth violence prevention strategies in Richmond

The CDC recently awarded VCU a $6 million research grant to promote healthy communities and reduce violence rates in Richmond.


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VCU joins elite group to represent U.S. in international organization

The VCU da Vinci Center has been accepted as an official partner of the European Innovation Academy.


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HCA and VCU partner to offer online degree program for working nurses

HCA Virginia and the VCU School of Nursing have partnered to offer a special cohort of the RN-to-B.S. program for HCA Virginia nurses.


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VCU hosts Facebook Live chat with sickle cell disease expert on Wednesday

Sickle cell anemia is a genetic, life-limiting disease in which chronic anemia, sickled red blood cells and inflammation cause debilitating pain and fatigue.


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VCU student-run physical therapy clinic opens Sept. 21

Virginia Commonwealth University physical therapy students will celebrate the grand opening of their free, student-run clinic Sept. 21.