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Call for Pilot Project Applications in Drug Abuse Research

The Central Virginia Center on Drug Abuse Research (P30DA033934) seeks 1 year pilot grant proposals for the following two goals: 1) To provide resources supporting new ideas and initiatives, which have high potential to generate data important for applying for federal funding in the field of drug abuse research; and 2) To supply funds for […]

Call for Undergraduate Research Assistant Positions for spring and summer 2021

Research teams are invited to submit position postings for research assistants via the VCU Student Opportunity Center (SOC).   SOC allows you to more effectively share your research opportunity with aspiring undergraduate researchers while streamlining the recruitment and application review process on your behalf.  It also helps us identify the contributions you are making to experiential […]

Cures Within Reach funding opportunity

Cures Within Reach funding opportunity Request for Proposals (RFP) for clinical repurposing trials in any rare pediatric disease. Submissions are due by March 17 for up to $50,000 in funding. More info at https://bit.ly/cwrrfps: Projects repurposing approved drugs, devices, nutraceuticals and/or diagnostics in any rare pediatric disease are eligible Proof of concept clinical trials are preferred; with the potential to co-fund […]

FDA Adds 7 Regulatory Science Tools to Help Assess Medical Devices

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently added 7 tools to the Catalog of Regulatory Science Tools to help assess medical devices, including phantoms, laboratory methods, and models: Approach to validate simulation-based distributions: Application to focused ultrasound Electrophysiological biomarkers of brain injury High electric-field generator for MRI safety testing Microcalcification templates o2S2PARC: Open online […]

Health Equity and COVID-19 Webinar – 2/25 at 6:00 p.m. EST

Join the FDA’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity on February 25 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. EST for a conversation about health equity and COVID-19 with Dr. Peter Marks, Director of FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, and RADM Richardae Araojo, Director of FDA’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity. Learn about […]

Recently Posted FDA Guidance Document: COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma

Investigational COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma: Guidance for Industry On August 23, 2020, FDA issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA)  for COVID-19 convalescent plasma for the treatment of hospitalized patients with COVID-19.  FDA has subsequently reissued this EUA with revisions.   FDA recognizes that while COVID-19 convalescent plasma may be used under an EUA consistent with the […]

Graphic Medicine at VCU Libraries

Thurs., Feb. 11 at 10:30 a.m. Led by Cindy Jackson and Talicia Tarver “Graphic medicine” is a term coined by Ian Williams, MD, to indicate the “intersection of the medium of comics and the discourse of healthcare.” Through graphic medicine, practitioners, patients and scholars have a medium through which they can discuss complex health topics using the type […]

New Research Networks To Explore the Science of Emotional Well-Being

While the world faces a multitude of challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, many experts are seeing a concurrent increase in mental health concerns. We are pleased to tell you that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is funding five new research networks at major academic institutions around the country to further research on emotional well-being. Emotional well-being has […]

2021 VCU Presidential Research Quest Fund is Open for Applications

The 2021 VCU Presidential Research Quest Fund (also known as PeRQ) is now open for applications (see submission instructions through the link provided below). The Presidential Research Quest Fund’s goal is to afford all faculty an internal funding opportunity to support new, emerging, or continuing research and advance the Strategic Research Priorities Plan (SRPP) . Research proposals that advance any […]

Arts in Healthcare Black History Month

The VCU Health Black History Month Commemoration Committee and Arts in Healthcare invite you to attend the activities planned.    Lecture Series  |  9:00am   February 2ndAuthor Elvatrice Belsches: “Above and Beyond: A Survey of the Response of Black Richmonders to the Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918”Webinar Link: https://vcuhealth.zoom.us/j/98385800360 February  9Professor Ryan Smith: “From Shockoe to Evergreen: Richmond’s African American Cemeteries”Webinar Link: https://vcuhealth.zoom.us/j/96554057453 February […]

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