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Guaranteeing a Future of Sickle Cell Treatment, Research and Outreach on the MCV Campus

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.

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A New Hope: VCU Health patients first in Virginia to receive newly approved ALS treatment

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.

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A New Perspective: Nursing Students in Cordoba

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.

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Fighting Back: Medical Student Targeting Cancer

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.

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Dr. Gerry Moeller Appointed Wright Distinguished Chair

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.