When Dr. Fowler first saw COVID-19 causing breathing complications and pneumonia in some patients, he immediately thought of applying his research with Vitamin C.
This summer, U.S. News & World Report recognized VCU Medical Center as the No. 1 hospital in the Richmond metro area for the 10th year in a row and the No. 2 hospital in Virginia.
Part of the medical center’s ranking was supported by its prestige in cardiology and heart surgery, which ranked best in Virginia. While VCU Pauley Heart Center offers the full spectrum of clinical cardiac services, it also is a national leader in research.
Each year, the MCV Foundation Board of Trustees honors people who have made significant contributions to the world-class patient care, research and education that VCU Health delivers right here in our community.
The community has recognized the invaluable role providers and researchers at VCU Health have played in our lives over the past few weeks, and many of you have asked how you can help. Here at the MCV Foundation, our role is to provide avenues by which you can do just that — help.
Emerging research suggests that chronic inflammation may be linked to the buildup of cellular debris that causes neurological dysfunction in Alzheimer’s patients. Armed with that knowledge, one VCU Health researcher is exploring how to disrupt inflammation responses and develop treatments for Alzheimer's.
As the COVID-19 pandemic presses on, we are sharing a video highlighting the extraordinary contributions our community members and VCU Health providers have made.
An anonymous donor challenges others in the community to make an additional $1 million in donations to support VCU Health's COVID-19 Response Fund.
Two VCU researchers are studying the occurrence of anosmia in COVID-19 patients. For them it’s a natural growth of their work to create a way to restore a sense of smell to individuals who have lost the ability when the nose’s neural pathways are severed from the olfactory bulb.
April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. The neurodegenerative disorder affects nearly 1 million people in the U.S.
Last year, VCU School of Nursing researcher and several VCU colleagues received a grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation to study a vibrating device worn inside the shoe that could significantly reduce or put an end to a prevalent symptom of the disease.
Robert Winn, M.D., began as director of VCU Massey Cancer Center in December 2019 and has hit the ground running to enact an ambitious agenda while also responding to and managing Massey's response to COVID-19.
VCU is leading a national consortium to help begin healing the unseen injuries of our military heroes.
We are proud to have published our third issue of NEXT magazine this February.
In this issue, the research and innovation we explore range from a lab reimagining how medicines are made around the world, to projects covering a broad spectrum in neurosciences, to a relatively new discipline — cardio-oncology.