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One VCU Strategic Research Priorities Plan Q&A

Vice President Rao discussed the plan in further detail in an interview with VCU News.Learn more

The VCU Strategic Research Priorities Plan seeks to enrich the human experience and advance human health and well-being through exceptionally creative, collaborative and community-engaged research.


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RAMS Systems
Manage research activities through our online administration systems.
Training hub
Find training opportunities for proposal submissions, human research protocol and more.
Core laboratories
Discover facilities that drive VCU research in the biomedical, life, physical and social sciences.
Institutes and centers
Learn how our institutes and centers support collaborative research.
Research development
Learn how our team can support you throughout the research lifecycle.
Clinical and translational research
Learn how One VCU Clinical Research centralizes access to resources across the enterprise.

IRB Mythbusters - External Reliance

In this issue, “myths” surrounding External IRB Reliance (i.e.: when an external IRB, such as WCG, Advarra, or another academic institution reviews a VCU study) are addressed. 

Read the latest IRB Mythbusters issue.

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