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Small Molecules, Big Ideas

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.

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How You Can Help

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.

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Scents and Sense Ability

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.

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Good Vibrations

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.

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Massey’s New Director Sets Bold Vision

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.

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The Walking Wounded

VCU is leading a national consortium to help begin healing the unseen injuries of our military heroes.

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NEXT Magazine: Exploring Innovation at VCU Health

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.

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Arts and Medicine Converge at VCU

The partnership helps improve medical education and advance the clinical health and well-being in the community by addressing and solving problems through art and design.