This September marks the 35th annual National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. Today on the MCV Campus, the Florence Neal Cooper Smith Professorship is an instrument through which donors can directly support continued advancements in treatment and research of the disease, leading to reduced numbers of those who suffer, and hopefully even to a cure.
World Physical Therapy day is Sept. 8, and this week at VCU Health’s Neuroscience, Orthopaedic and Wellness (N.O.W.) Center, patients and therapists shared some of the reasons physical therapy is important in their lives.
In 2016, Jerry Creehan's planned path in life began to veer in an unexpected direction. The turn started with a steadily increasing weakness in his legs, and then he began to fall on occasion. By Aug. 23, Jerry had something to be optimistic about again. That day, he was one of the first three patients in Virginia to receive a new drug for ALS.
This past June, as VCU School of Nursing students Staci Fraley and Amy Heng walked through clinics, communities and homes in Cordoba, Spain, they began to notice much of what they had traveled across an ocean to search for.
Children and adolescents from Virginia and across the country who suffer from mental health challenges will soon have access to a state-of-the-art child psychiatric facility right here in Richmond.
Seth Spencer, having completed his first year as a student at VCU School of Medicine, is staying on the MCV Campus this summer to begin his fight to ensure young people in the future won’t have to face what he did.
F. Gerard “Gerry” Moeller, M.D., director of the Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research, has been appointed as the inaugural C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Distinguished Chair in Clinical and Translational Research.
This June, Vic Harper's family, friends and neighbors met at the Country Club of Virginia for the third annual Harper’s Hope Golf Tournament and Auction to continue working toward making his hope a reality.
Kathryn Holloway, M.D., is an electrician who specializes in what has been called the most complicated object in the known universe – the human brain.
MCV Society members were recognized, including Dr. Walter Lawrence Jr., recipient of the MCV Society Lifetime Achievement Award.
MCV Foundation board member Charles Crone has organized 5K runs to benefit the VCU Massey Cancer Center for three decades.