Research

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Richmond emergency room experienced a surge in opioid overdoses during pandemic

The increase of 123% occurred during a time when VCU Medical Center was experiencing a lower-than-average number of overall visits.

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Clinical trial at Massey will examine outcomes of patients with COVID-19 and cancer

Massey is one of four cancer centers in Virginia participating in the trial, which will contribute to a deeper understanding of the impacts of infection.

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Poll: Majority of Virginians skeptical about the safety of reopening schools for in-person classes

The poll also found anxiety over a future COVID-19 vaccine, with four-in-ten Virginians saying they are not likely to get one.

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Employees are returning to the office, but telework is still three times higher than in February

A new report on remote work during the pandemic also documents a striking diversity in who works from home and what industries have experienced larger employment losses.

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Biden and Warner have double-digit leads in Virginia, VCU poll finds

The statewide poll also provides insights into Virginians’ opinions on Joe Biden's selection of Kamala Harris as his running mate.

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Research headlines

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Social work professor’s research to explore outcomes for adult adoptees and foster care alumni

When Hollee McGinnis was a college student, questions about her identity as a transracial adoptee from South Korea raised in an Irish-Catholic family sparked her undergraduate thesis and questions that have shaped her career.

A person connected to an intravenous line. [View Image]

Clinical trial at Massey will examine outcomes of patients with COVID-19 and cancer

Massey is one of four cancer centers in Virginia participating in the trial, which will contribute to a deeper understanding of the impacts of infection.

An open bottle of prescription medicine with its contents spread on a surface. [View Image]

Richmond emergency room experienced a surge in opioid overdoses during pandemic

The increase of 123% occurred during a time when VCU Medical Center was experiencing a lower-than-average number of overall visits.

child doing schoolwork from home [View Image]

A majority of Virginians are skeptical about the safety of reopening schools for in-person classes, VCU poll finds

The poll also found anxiety over a future COVID-19 vaccine, with four-in-ten Virginians saying they are not likely to get one.

A person participating in a work videoconference. [View Image]

Employees are returning to the office, but telework is still three times higher than in February

A new report on remote work during the pandemic also documents a striking diversity in who works from home and what industries have experienced larger employment losses.

Former Vice President Joe Biden, left, and President Donald Trump, right. [View Image]

Biden and Warner have double-digit leads in Virginia, VCU poll finds

The statewide poll also provides insights into Virginians’ opinions on Joe Biden's selection of Kamala Harris as his running mate.

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Massey researcher’s drug shows promise as a possible treatment for pancreatic cancer

VCU’s Said Sebti and colleagues are working to further develop the drug, which targets tumors driven by a cancer-causing protein.

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What factors are associated with alcohol misuse in early midlife?

VCU researchers have been awarded a $3 million grant to study the risk factors and consequences of drinking in one’s 30s and 40s.

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