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Though previous research has found that marriage protects against risky alcohol use, that protection is not uniform.
“If we can find ways to prevent the virus from getting into cells in the first place, we might be able to prevent people from becoming infected.”
The data suggests COVID-19 death counts reported to the public underestimate the true death toll of the pandemic in the U.S.
Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of California, Los Angeles have made an important advance that could lead to more energy efficient magnetic memory storage components for computers and other devices.
A study by School of Education professor Yaoying Xu is investigating the particular challenges faced by Chinese college students studying in the U.S.
Royall was an integral part of VCU for half a century, serving as a mentor to students, donating millions of dollars, and helping advance scientific research.
The author's debut novel tells the aftermath story of a shooting at a fictional southern university.
With summer internship opportunities a casualty of the coronavirus economic downturn, VCU advertising students created their own program for a global group of peers.
With science changing rapidly, the need for clear, accurate messages regarding public health is crucial, said Jeanine Guidry, who runs the Media+Health Lab.
The net increase is being driven primarily by individuals working for a new employer, as opposed to returning to former employers.
Robert Findling wants to debunk stigma and enhance access to treatment for young people. “I refuse to believe that any child should be written off.”
A VCU lab’s 3D designs for custom crowns and veneers reduces costs for patients and provides hands-on learning for students.
Though Rebecca Martin’s lab prototype is not yet ready for patients, it proves that diagnostic testing for COVID-19 can be done much faster.
A review of Virginia’s Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services program finds black pregnant women are less than half as likely to receive treatment when diagnosed with substance use disorder.
The state celebrating the holiday “should signal the beginning of increased efforts to address our nation’s legacy of racial inequality.”
A decade of funding from a trio of federal grants has made VCU a leader in finding talent the science and engineering professions have been missing.
"Through a series of targeted reforms and community involvement, VCU will forge a new transdisciplinary model for campus safety and wellness with the goal of addressing and promoting health equity."
Gregory Smithers is co-author of the 2015 book “Racism in American Popular Media: From Aunt Jemima to the Frito Bandito.”
The award recognizes contributions at the national or regional level to the nonprofit organization that supports professionals who study, protect and manage North America’s rivers.
Robert Winn, the director of VCU Massey Cancer Center, takes a community-minded approach to health care.
When Christian Santos’ family immigrated to the U.S., it meant starting over so Santos could pursue an education. “They knew the sacrifice was worth it.”
There is a clear picture of injustice, Virginia health and policy leaders say. “We are certainly in this storm together, but we are not in the same boats.”
VCU English professor David Coogan is hosting a podcast version of the book “Writing Our Way Out: Memoirs from Jail” that he co-wrote with 10 former Richmond City Jail inmates.
The first two debuted June 12 on VPM PBS Plus. Future episodes will air June 26, July 3 and July 10.
Trials at VCU take aim at reducing hyper-inflammatory response and shortening the course of COVID-19.
Students in Music and Social Justice gain a better understanding of housing instability, and participate in a choir made up of people affected by homelessness.
The initiative aims to amplify scholarly and research findings from the VCU community.
A new type of sensor for cancer markers could mean improved chances of survival for patients.
From the history of Richmond’s cemeteries to helping students cope with day-to-day life outside the classroom, these VCU podcasts explore a range of issues.
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