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MCV Foundation Publishes NEXT Magazine, Illuminating Innovation at VCU Health

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.

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Scaring up Funds to Fight Sickle Cell Disease

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.

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VCU Health Innovators Share Their Discoveries in Williamsburg

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.

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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.