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Undergraduates apply knowledge to real-world questions during VCU Engineering summer research program

This summer, several students took part in VCU Engineering’s National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) curriculum.

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Researchers Receive Grant to Uncover Earliest Signs of Heart Vessel Damage in Pre-Menopausal Women Treated for Breast Cancer

Identifying first signs of heart vessel changes in young breast cancer patients receiving estrogen-deprivation therapy may lead to strategies to prevent heart disease risk.

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NIH awards $3M to VCU to develop researchers in women’s health

The prestigious grant to the VCU Institute for Women’s Health will build on VCU’s national reputation as a leader in women’s health.

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Innovation Gateway supports six new projects with the Commercialization Fund

Funding helps VCU faculty innovators move their research closer to the marketplace.

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Her combined passion for people and robots leads to a graduate research fellowship

She believed the combination of both her passions - robotics and biomedical engineering - could lead to solutions that supplement thinly stretched health care workers while also reducing medical errors.

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How do bones change in outer space? This chemistry major is doing research to find out

Lovell Abraham’s hard work earned him a VCU Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program fellowship and an award in last fall’s undergraduate poster symposium.

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VCU College of Engineering programs rising in rankings

Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering graduate programs among top ranked.

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20 VCU Engineering faculty among world’s most-cited researchers in 2021, according to Stanford University study

VCU Engineering faculty are among the world's most-cited researchers.

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Biomedical engineering researcher seeks to shed light on how groups of cells determine how and where they are going

Priscilla Hwang, Ph.D., assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has received an NSF CAREER Award for her investigations into the function of leader cells

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Probing spaceflight conditions to help solve age-related musculoskeletal decline

Michael Friedman, Ph.D., a postdoctoral researcher in VCU’s Department of Biomedical Engineering, is conducting experiments to discover genetic factors that may determine how bone and muscle tissues deteriorate in the low-gravity conditions of spaceflight.

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