The One VCU Research Strategic 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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An Innovation Gateway-VCU invention video
Yan Zhang, Ph.D., a professor in the VCU Department of Medicinal Chemistry, a recognized expert in the study of drug design and development to treat various types of diseases, has developed novel compounds to treat neurological disorders related to opioid addiction. Watch "Yan Zhang, Ph.D: Finding non-addictive treatments for opioid use disorders".