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Labor market continues slow recovery

New survey also shows that earnings have increased relative to the spring.

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Sponsored research at VCU hits new all-time high of $335M

Funding rose 8% over the previous year, and has grown by a third over the past decade.

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Magic fibers: A researcher’s work to create ‘smart fabrics’ that can change color

VCU’s Christina Tang is testing new ways to spin liquid crystals into fibers that could be used in camouflage clothing or to create cleaning wipes that can detect the presence of bacteria.

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Digitizing the supply network could jump-start America’s ability to produce crucial medicines

A VCU researcher is working on building a targeted portfolio of in-demand medications that includes antibiotics such as ciprofloxacin.

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A genetic variation could help explain the high rate of COVID-19 among African Americans

VCU’s Robert Winn has identified a variation in the “ACE” gene — one that provides “a strong argument” for using blood pressure and heart failure drugs to manage severe symptoms of the coronavirus.

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A VCU researcher is studying an app that provides wellness tools during and after pregnancy

Mamma Mia is a self-guided program and, if proven effective, may be a low-cost, sustainable option to help prevent or cope with depressive symptoms.

A chart depicting employment rates. [View Image]

Labor market continues slow recovery

New survey also shows that earnings have increased relative to the spring.

A person wearing headphones and a band around their head sits in a chair. Computer screens display images of brain scans. [View Image]

Sponsored research at VCU hits new all-time high of $335M

Funding rose 8% over the previous year, and has grown by a third over the past decade.

Fabric samples. [View Image]

Magic fibers: A researcher’s work to create ‘smart fabrics’ that can change color

VCU’s Christina Tang is testing new ways to spin liquid crystals into fibers that could be used in camouflage clothing or to create cleaning wipes that can detect the presence of bacteria.

A pill capsule. [View Image]

Digitizing the supply network could jump-start America’s ability to produce crucial medicines

A VCU researcher is working on building a targeted portfolio of in-demand medications that includes antibiotics such as ciprofloxacin.

A person in a mask standing in front of a slightly opened door. [View Image]

A genetic variation could help explain the high rate of COVID-19 among African Americans

VCU’s Robert Winn has identified a variation in the “ACE” gene — one that provides “a strong argument” for using blood pressure and heart failure drugs to manage severe symptoms of the coronavirus.

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CDC funds 10 projects — including 3 with VCU connections — that seek to prevent gun violence

To find ways to address gun violence, the CDC recently awarded 10 grants that seek to investigate how to prevent firearm-related violence and injuries. Three of the grants have connections to VCU.

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Labor market recovery continues but at a slower pace, new survey shows

A report from economists at Virginia Commonwealth University and Arizona State University also shows that some of the earnings losses suffered early in the pandemic were temporary in nature.

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