Virginia Commonwealth University

The Virginia Commonwealth University, (VCU) was founded in 1838 in Richmond, Virginia. VCU has approximately 32,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree students. VCU is noted for high research activity in the combined medical school and research institute. The VCU Medical Center is ranked high for complex surgeries including heart transplants. The Lois E. and Eugene P. Trani Life Science Building is relatively new and promotes research in the life sciences. VCU's analytical chemistry Dr. John B. Fenn was awarded a Nobel Prize in 2002.

Address
Harrison House
816 West Franklin Street
P.O. Box 842036
Richmond, Virginia 23284-2036
E-mail
newscenter@vcu.edu
Fax
(804) 828-2018
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Same-sex marriage gives LGBTQ youth hope for future

The fact that same-sex marriage is legal in Virginia and many other states will positively affect how LGBTQ youth perceive their futures and opportunities, according to a Virginia Commonwealth University expert.

Oct 16, 2014
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Oral curcumin may protect gut function

Oral curcumin may be a viable therapy to improve intestinal barrier function changes caused by consuming a high-fat Western diet, according to a preclinical study by Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine researchers.

Sep 25, 2014
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Q&A: Concussions and youth contact sports

Concussions occurring from youth tackle football and other sports-related injuries have been a hot topic in American media and pop culture the last couple of years.

Aug 19, 2014
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