The MCV Foundation’s new publication, covering the incredible innovations in patient care, research and education occurring on the MCV Campus at VCU Health. In the inaugural issue, VCU Health researchers, led by Alpha A. “Berry” Fowler III, M.D., find intravenous Vitamin C treatment effective in treating and curing sepsis — the leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals.
As an incoming student in the VCU Department of Nurse Anesthesia, Coffee Bourne was already a mother of three. In her last year of school, She found out she was pregnant again. After she graduated, Coffee and her husband Adam established the Bourne Family Scholarship to benefit full-time nurse anesthesia students who have dependents.
This Halloween will mark the fourth year in which the Powhatan community has come together to scare up a stack of bones to help fight sickle cell disease.
Breast cancer patients may soon play an even more active role in making their treatment decisions, and they could also have a better option in choosing to safely avoid chemotherapy.
This October, we honored and thanked one of VCU Health’s longest-serving and most generous donors — the MCV Hospitals Auxiliary.
On Sept. 26, we celebrated our ninth gathering of healthcare discovery and dialogue with the Williamsburg community. Making it our largest turnout ever, about 200 people attended the MCV Foundation Discovery Series event.
Dr. Sompop Bencharit is the VCU School of Dentistry's first-ever director of digital dentistry, a position that allows him to explore and teach emerging technology in the classroom and apply the best new tools and procedures in the clinic.
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.