Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University have received a $2.17 million grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to help primary care practices improve screening and counseling for unhealthy alcohol use.
Three projects focus on alternative therapeutics, overdose medications with fewer side effects, and treatments to help reduce cravings.
Entrepreneur Bill Bishop, author of “The New Economy Thinker: The Complete Guide to Your Success in the New Economy,” will speak at the Bresenoff-Feierstein Innovation Lecture on Oct. 15 in the Virginia Commonwealth University College of Health Professions Auditorium.
The center will bring together researchers who study differing ways opioids and other drugs interact with the human body.
Exploratory three-year study finds that treating septic patients with intravenous vitamin C could lead to decreased mortality, quicker recovery.
The study will build on work supported by a $62M award to VCU in 2013 to lead a consortium of institutions studying combat concussions.
VCU’s awards are part of 375 grant awards across 41 states made by the NIH this year in efforts to reverse the national opioid crisis.
The procedure marks another chapter in the VCU Health Hume-Lee Transplant Center’s storied history of transplantation.
The Class of 2023's 184 students were welcomed to the MCV Campus with an orientation week that began with Roll Call and culminated in the White Coat Ceremony where they heard from keynote speaker Clifford L. Deal, M'00, H'05. Photo credit: Kevin Morley, VCU University Marketing