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  1. Protein May Be a Universal Therapeutic Target for Many InfectionsRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | P&T Community

    ... Paul Dent, PhD, Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and Universal Chair for Signal Transduction. GRP78 is part of a family of proteins called chaperones. The job of ...


  2. Sugar molecule Neu5Gc links red meat consumption and elevated cancer risk in miceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... Ebola, Influenza, Hepatitis and superbug bacteria such as MRSE and MRSA, according to a Virginia Commonwealth University-led ... It's likely that you wouldn't have to ask too many of your acquaintances to learn that some they loved died of sepsis. ...


  3. Protein Could Target Ebola, Other InfectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Surgical Products

    A protein called GRP78 could be a universal therapeutic target for treating human diseases like brain cancer, Ebola, Influenza, Hepatitis and superbug bacteria such as MRSE and MRSA, according to a Virginia Commonwealth University-led pre-clinical study published this month in the Journal of Cellular Physiology. By using a drug combination of the clinically tested OSU-03012 and FDA approved Phosphodiesterase 5 Inhibitors to target GRP78 and related proteins, researchers prevented the replication of a variety of major viruses in infected cells, made antibiotic-resistant bacteria vulnerable to common antibiotics and found evidence that brain cancer stem cells were killed.


  4. Tough guys squeeze fruits and vegsRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... starting to work with the Wizards, Lumi has also begun providing drinks to athletes at Virginia Commonwealth University, and Lewis is eager to pursue additional partnerships. Travellers to a few English-speaking countries have to deal with tricky ...


  5. VCU Group Working to Increase Black Faculty MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    A group at Virginia Commonwealth University is working to reverse a decline in black faculty members. Black Education Association president and psychology teacher Faye Z. Belgrave said the percentage of black faculty is lower today than it was a decade ago.


  6. Police: James City man stabbed five times after denying roommate a cigaretteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Police took Palmer into custody without incident, Rubino said. The 52-year-old was taken to Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center for treatment with injuries that were not believed to be life threatening, according to Rubino. Palmer was ...


  7. brain injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | RedOrbit

    ... of an athlete's welfare which are sent to the mobile devices of sideline personnel. Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine professor Dr. Raymond Colello has come up with a unique way to address the issue, according to TechCrunch. ...


  8. NORAD tracks Santa, Rudolph around the globeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | LaGrange Daily News

    A man portraying Santa Claus sits in a mall in South Portland, Maine on Thursday, Dec. 19. Andrew Chesnut, the Bishop Walter F. Sullivan Chair in Catholic Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, said depictions of Santa Claus as a white man came about mainly because he was a European import, a blend of the Dutch Sinterklaas and British ... (more)


  9. VCU Police to get body cameras for officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | NBC12

    Virginia Commonwealth University Police will become the latest department to begin using body cameras. Campus officers are scheduled to get them when students return next month.


  10. Primary Care, Public Health Integration Focus of New ResourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | American Academy of Family Physicians

    ... a presentation delivered by Steven Woolf, M.D., M.P.H., a professor of family medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, during the 2011 AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students, the paper says one of ...


  11. Research opens opportunities to develop targeted drug therapy for cardiac arrhythmiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... of the IKs ion channel." eLife , Dec. 23, 2014. ( -Virginia Commonwealth University researchers have some new clues into what makes our tickers talk - on the molecular level. Two studies in The Journal of ...


  12. Weekly Food NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Style Weekly

    ... re about to come up against cheaper cookie prices and stiff competition for the late-night, Virginia Commonwealth University crowd.


  13. TAMC to host Community Lunch and Learn on Incontinence January 5 in Presque IsleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Rachel M. Swartz, MD, FACOG earned her medical degree from Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine in 2000. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of South Alabama in ...


  14. Brown SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Style Weekly

    ... and Randazzo, who plays bass. They've known each other since their days studying jazz at Virginia Commonwealth University. A fourth member, drummer Corey Fonville, maintains an apartment in Richmond but is in New Orleans working on music with ...


  15. Parting WaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Style Weekly

    ... of enhancing the community. Here are some of them. Edmund Ackell , the third president of Virginia Commonwealth University (1978-'90), died May 9 at age 88. He strived to meld Richmond Professional Institute with the Medical College of Virginia. The ...


  16. Bright Lights, Big CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Style Weekly

    After dark on the eastern slope of Shockoe Hill, Virginia Commonwealth University's blocky institutional buildings are united by horizontal bars of light. Late one recent evening I was returning to Richmond from dinner and a play in Colonial Heights.


  17. Virtual Education Still Needs Physical PlacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | College Planning & Management

    ... fewer large-scale classrooms and - interestingly enough - less of a range of sizes. At Virginia Commonwealth University, for instance, we're looking at rooms sized 450 square feet and 600 square feet. Not much of a difference area-wise, but the ...


  18. Wagner College men head to Cincinnati to face a Bearcat team missing coach Mick CroninRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 |

    They'll be facing a wounded Bearcat team that is dealing with the temporary loss of their coach Mick Cronin as well as Saturday's loss to Virginia Commonwealth University. That's one of the way mid-level programs help underwrite expenses, and something approaching 100K is enough to pay for plenty of recruiting trips and team meals.


  19. Leubke is latest choice to lead Buffalo Philharmonic ChorusRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... Freeman , who served for a year before accepting a joint position in Richmond, Va., with Virginia Commonwealth University and the Richmond Symphony Chorus. She had served in the director position with the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus in tandem with a ...


  20. Washington Nationals: Bench players with potential for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 |

    ... of the s Washington Nationals intern correspondent for I am a senior at Virginia Commonwealth University, majoring in mass communications. I am a huge fan and follower of all things Washington Nationals and VCU sports. This is my ...