Research

Dina Garcia, Ph.D. [View Image]

VCU researcher is one of two nationwide to receive funding for review of medical education curricula

The goal is to use the findings to inform future diversity, equity and inclusion practices across medical schools, said Dina Garcia, an assistant professor in the School of Medicine.

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First lady Jill Biden, Ed.D. [View Image]

Meet the researchers who met with first lady Jill Biden

VCU Massey Cancer Center scientists shared their advances in the fight against cancer and their knowledge about how health disparities intersect with pancreatic, cervical and other cancers.

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Richmond-area youth to present research into impact of eviction in Richmond

A VCU virtual event Feb. 18 will feature the research of young people from Richmond-area community organizations into local eviction and housing instability.

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The Innovation Maker Facility at the College of Engineering's new Engineering Research Building. [View Image]

Inside VCU Engineering’s new research building

The 133,000-square-foot Engineering Research Building is "a vibrant, flexible home" for research and innovation.

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VCU research will study how chemotherapy can weaken the heart — and how to protect it

A $5.4M grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute will allow a team at VCU Health Pauley Heart Center to conduct research that could lead to better heart health for cancer survivors.

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Research headlines

First lady Jill Biden meets with V C U researchers Feb. 24 [View Image]

In photos: Jill Biden visits VCU Massey Cancer Center

A graph depicting employment rates in the United States. [View Image]

Labor market recovery remains stagnant, new survey shows

About half of workers who were employed just prior to the pandemic are earning the same amount.

Dina Garcia, Ph.D. [View Image]

VCU researcher is one of two nationwide to receive funding for review of medical education curricula

The goal is to use the findings to inform future diversity, equity and inclusion practices across medical schools, said Dina Garcia, an assistant professor in the School of Medicine.

First lady Jill Biden, Ed.D. [View Image]

Meet the researchers who met with first lady Jill Biden

VCU Massey Cancer Center scientists shared their advances in the fight against cancer and their knowledge about how health disparities intersect with pancreatic, cervical and other cancers.

students wearing masks attending an in-person class at V C U in September 2020 [View Image]

VCU will resume in-person and hybrid classes beginning March 4

The decision is based on several factors, VCU President Michael Rao said, including an examination of COVID-19 positivity rates and a review of isolation space on campus.

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Older African Americans in counties with a high number of Black residents are less likely to seek mental health care. Why?

A study by a VCU School of Social Work professor digs for answers — and identifies several possible contributing factors.

A group of people assembling personal protective equipment supply kits. [View Image]

In State of the University speech, Rao reflects on recent challenges and the road ahead

President praises the resilience of the VCU community and describes ambitious plans for the future.

An eviction notice posted on the door of a building. [View Image]

Richmond-area youth to present research into impact of eviction in Richmond

A VCU virtual event Feb. 18 will feature the research of young people from Richmond-area community organizations into local eviction and housing instability.

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