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Donating Stock Fuels Research Discoveries, and It’s Surprisingly Simple

Giving stock to support cancer research was an easy choice for Adrienne Maxwell, a retired banker who led estate planning as a vice president for Citibank. She has long supported the potential of medical research to save and impact many lives and recently donated stock to support research at VCU Massey Cancer Center.

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Ken Wright, a Friend and Force for Good

The board, staff and friends of the MCV Foundation are heartbroken to learn that Ken Wright, a donor, a friend, an inspiration and a generous human being, has passed away.

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Power Over Parkinson’s: How One Family Isn’t Letting a Diagnosis Define Them

For the last 20 years of his career, Gary Rogliano was a partner at several successful private equity funds, and he never expected to retire. His nonstop lifestyle was upended in May 2018 when he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Read about what he is doing, along with his family, to gain power over Parkinson's.

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Brother Rats Show VMI Brotherhood Endures 50 Years Later

A group of Brother Rats demonstrated their respect and admiration for one of their own this summer.

Virginia Military Institute’s Class of 1969 announced the Dr. Charles F. Bryan Jr. Parkinson’s Research Fund at a surprise reception in honor of Charlie Bryan, an MCV Foundation board member, on June 26.

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The Relief of a Diagnosis

During Lyme Disease Awareness Month, we’re revisiting a story from NEXT magazine about life-changing research happening on the MCV Campus at VCU Health that is giving hope to those who suffer from the disease.

The average Lyme disease patient sees five doctors over two years before they finally find a diagnosis — Craig Suro is one of those patients.

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Electrifying the Brain to Treat Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Dr. Kathryn Holloway specializes in what has been called the most complicated object in the known universe – the human brain.

She sounds like an electrician when she talks about the circuits, electrical signals and switches that she works with daily, but it’s clear she is not working with a typical circuit board.

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College of Health Professions Cuts Ribbon to its Future

Over the past two years, we have joined our colleagues at the VCU College of Health Professions in celebrating their groundbreaking and topping-off ceremonies for their new 154,000-square-foot education and research facility. This March we helped cut the ribbon.

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Turning a Loss Into Something Beautiful

Cathy, Adam and Jay Plotkin honor the memory of Ron Plotkin, beloved husband and father, by establishing a brain tumor research fund at VCU Massey Cancer Center.