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Researchers hope newly discovered gene interaction could lead to novel cancer therapies
This is Paul Fisher, M.Ph., Ph.D., Thelma Newmeyer Corman Endowed Chair in Cancer Research and co-leader of the Cancer Molecular Genetics research program at VCU Massey Cancer Center, and chairman of the Department of Human and Molecular Genetics and director of the VCU Institute of Molecular Medicine at VCU School of Medicine.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Christian Science Monitor
Amtrak crash: Train vs. car collision leaves driver injured
Norfolk Southern Corp. employees inspect the crossing equipment in Waverly, Va., Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, after a driver ignored the signals, drove around the working barrier, and was struck by an Amtrak train bound for Boston.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
McDonnell proposes $183M increase for higher ed
Gov. Bob McDonnell is proposing more than $183 million in increased state funding over the next two-year budget cycle for higher education.
Are younger women more likely to have and die from a heart attack?
Young women, ages 55 years or below, are more likely to be hospitalized for an acute myocardial infarction and to die within the first 30 days than men in the same age group, according to a new study published in Journal of Women's Health , a peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
LETTER: Attack on Guard Raises Concerns
It's a sad day in Richmond when we can't even protect one of our security guards .
Colors of the Stage
David Mamet's "Race," which runs through Dec. 21 at Virginia Rep's Theatre Gym, stars d.l. Hopkins, Billy Christopher Maupin, Joe Inscoe and Katrinah Carol Lewis.
Preferring to stay out of the spotlight, exhibit coordinator and booker Nick Crider says it's a team effort at Gallery5.
VCU Gets Grant to Help with Education for Disabled
Virginia Commonwealth University is getting a $1.25 million grant to address the shortage of teachers for infants, toddlers and preschool-age children with disabilities.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Virginia School and Campus Safety Week Begins
Governor McDonnell is naming this week "School and Campus Safety Week" in Virginia.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Dec. 08 --Lt. Chris Whitley is the Hanover County Sheriff's office spokesperson.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Book Review: 'Republicans and Race,' by Timothy N. Thurber
Most examinations of Republicans and civil rights are either screeds or apologias.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Citizens' Voice
Following graduation from ESU in 2003, Semcheski spent the summer working at the ESU-affiliated Marine Science Consortium on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Washington Post
All Opinions Are Local: At cash-strapped Va. colleges, adjuncts carry the load
Cash-strapped colleges across in the country, including in Virginia, are relying increasingly on low-paid adjunct professors to close teaching gaps, especially when schools increase the number of students without adding faculty.
RPD Investigates Strong Armed Robbery Near VCU
The Richmond Police Department is searching for a group of male juveniles that attacked and robbed a man on Tuesday night near the campus of Virginia Commonwealth University.
Virginia Gun Sales Set New High For Black Friday
Virginia gun sales set a new high for Black Friday as the number of firearms sold statewide continues to soar and is just days away from setting an annual record.
The Las Vegas Sun
Ohio official: Returning adopted child a crime
An Ohio couple committed a crime when they recently gave child welfare officials a 9-year-old boy they raised from infancy, a prosecutor says.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
LETTER: Attack at Art Site Is a "Teachable Moment"
While the violence that occurred at the site of 2013's Street Art Festival is deplorable, it is saddening to see that GRTC is closing the site of these murals to the public as a result.
The holidays usually bring along a pretty solid bender, and I find that if I don't write things down, I may end up forgetting about them.
Desi teen bags award for his revolutionary nanotech innovation
MIT freshman Saumil Bandyopadhyay's invention has the potential to reduce car crashes and may also help detect hidden land mines and monitor global warming.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Pulseless Electric Activity: Definition, Causes, Mechanisms,...
Definition, Causes, Mechanisms, Management, and Research Priorities for the Next Decade: Report From a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Workshop From the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL ; Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions ; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD ; ... (more)